Michael's practice focuses on the representation of start-up and emerging growth companies in the life science industry, and middle market and family owned companies in a broad range of industries. Michael also serves as investors’ counsel for venture capital firms which invest in life science companies on a regular basis.
- University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, 1977, J.D., Associate Editor of the Industrial Relations Law Journal from 1976-1977
- Northwestern University, 1974, B.A., Speech
- Michael has been recognized in Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in California in Life Sciences and Corporate M&A (2009-2016 editions)