Overview

Mike is the co-chair of the firm’s Corporate Department, and leads its Securities Practice Group. His diverse practice includes private equity, mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, public company disclosure and compliance, executive compensation, stock plan design and administration, contracting and licensing, and representation of early stage companies.

Education
  • Boston College, BA, summa cum laude, 1985
  • University of Virginia School of Law, JD, 1988
Memberships
  • National Association of Stock Plan Professionals, Charter Member
  • American Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
Experience
  • Advised numerous technology entrepreneurs in the formation, financing and operation of their early stage businesses in software, consulting, media, healthcare and financial services.
  • Represented Park Street Capital in a series of “funds of funds” to invest over $2 billion in venture capital, buyout, natural resource and other private equity funds.
  • Advised BrandMuscle, Inc., a SaaS marketing solutions company, throughout its life-cycle: from founding through venture financing to private equity buyout.
  • Assisted Revenue Solutions, Inc., an IT consulting firm, in submitting winning RFP bids and negotiating over $800 million of state and local government contracts nationwide.
  • Represented The Holmes Group, a consumer appliance manufacturer, in the acquisition of The Rival Company by tender offer, including over $400 million of high-yield bonds.
  • Represented the founder of Bertucci’s restaurants in a proposed going-private merger and the eventual sale of the company to a hostile bidder.
  • Advise public companies in all aspects of securities law compliance, including their dealings with investors, analysts, regulators, insiders and the media.
News & Press Recognitions
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyer every year from 2004 – 2017