Michael T.Paslavsky


New York + 1.212.326.3786

Michael Paslavsky practices complex commercial litigation, with a focus on securities litigation and other shareholder disputes, including merger litigation. Michael represents clients in federal and state courts in litigation under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). He has experience drafting dispositive motions in state and federal courts, as well as responding to and affirmatively serving discovery requests.

Michael rejoined Jones Day in 2023 after serving as a term law clerk for United States District Court Judge Mary S. Scriven.

Before attending law school, Michael worked as a credit analyst in the middle market banking group at Wells Fargo where he partnered with senior bankers in the underwriting of direct debt commitments for a diverse group of companies, including in the sports and media space. He successfully completed the three levels of the Wells Fargo Credit Training program in 2016.


  • Monster Beverage acquires CANarchyJones Day advised Monster Beverage Corporation in the $330 million acquisition of CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective LLC, a craft beer and hard seltzer company.
  • Cypress Group sells majority stake to Milestone PartnersJones Day advised Cypress Group Holdings, Inc., a property and casualty insurance holding company with wholly-owned downstream operating entities in Florida, Texas, Louisiana and South Carolina, in the sale of the majority of Cypress and certain affiliated companies to funds managed by Milestone Partners.
  • J.F. Lehman & Company acquires CTS EnginesJones Day advised J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused exclusively on the aerospace, defense, maritime, government and environmental sectors, in the acquisition of CTS Engines, LLC and CTS Testing, LLC.