Practice Areas

  • General Corporate
  • Commercial and technology transactions
  • Employment and executive compensation
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Venture financing
  • Private equity and investment funds

Professional Books

  • Joint Ventures in den USA: Wirtschaftliche, Rechtliche and Steuerliche Aspekte (1996, Verlag C.H. Beck, Munich) (co-author with Karl-Erbo Graf von Kageneck)
  • Les Joint Ventures Franco-Americaines (1994, Larcier, Brussels, and Forum Europeen de la Communication, Paris) (co-author with Philippe Sarrailhe)
  • Japanese-US Joint Ventures (1992, Shogakusha, Tokyo)

Professional Speaking Engagements

  • Michael is a frequent speaker to accelerators and angel investors, including National Science Foundation, Angel Capital Association, CEO Space, Advanced Technology Development Center, NeuroLaunch, Atlanta Technology Angels and Atlanta Tech Village

Professional Affiliations

  • Michael has been an active angel investor for over 20 years and is a member of the Angel Capital Association and several angel groups (including a board member of the Atlanta Technology Angels)

Prior Affiliations

  • Sullivan &Cromwell (New York and Paris)
  • King & Spalding (Atlanta)

Legal Education

  • University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law
  • Columbia Law School
  • University of Paris 1: Panthéon-Sorbonn