Michael Hatchett, Esq. is a co-founder of Brown Hatchett & Williams LLP, a New York City based law firm focused on corporate transactions in private equity, real estate, and mergers and acquisitions. His 30-year career has placed him at the center of some of the country’s most significant legal, public policy, and business matters. He concentrates his practice on counseling principals of closely held companies in every aspect of their business, including finance, expansion, disposition, and structuring. Mr. Hatchett is on the advisory board for the Center for Innovation, Business, and Entrepreneurship (CIBE). While attending Wabash, he was a presidential scholar, independent, Peck medalist, and a Mackintosh Fellow. He and his family divide their time between Beijing, China, where his wife serves as the UNICEF Representative to China, and West End. Their family retreats in Hudson Valley, New York.