Michael’s time spent living overseas helps him guide clients through international business matters and better understand their unique needs.

Overview

Michael counsels public and private companies of all sizes through commercial transactions, and mergers and acquisitions. He also counsels on securities matters related to financing, compliance and reporting, and matters related to corporate governance.

Fluent in Cantonese, Michael also assists multinational corporate clients with international matters, including compliance with data privacy obligations.

Experience

Represented an aviation service company in facilitating the build-out and implementation of its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance program, including negotiation of data protection addenda. 

Represented an international university in facilitating the build-out and implementation of its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) program, including negotiation of data protection addenda. 

Represented a multinational manufacturer in undertaking compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), including negotiation of data protection addenda.  

Represented a multinational payment processor in undertaking compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), including negotiation of data protection addenda. 

Represented a financial technology company in its issuance of Series A Preferred Stock. 

Represented a major beer and premium beverage distributor in the acquisition of a competitor in an adjacent territory to expand its dominant market share in the region. 

Represented a mobile app developer in its issuance of Series A Preferred Units. 

Represented an EB-5 regional center for the purpose of raising immigrant investor capital for the development of a mixed use facility. 

Represented a private investment firm in its acquisition of franchise restaurant outlets across multiple states. 

Represented an owner of franchise automotive stores with its divestiture of multiple outlets. 

Represented a private investment firm in its acquisition of the non-medical assets of an animal health clinic. 

Represented a private investment firm in its acquisition of the assets of an elevator inspection company. 

Represented a purchaser in the acquisition of the assets of an agricultural equipment distributor.  

Represented a purchaser in the hybrid acquisition of the assets and stock of an edible oil processor.

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Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Kansas

Education

University of Kansas School of Law, J.D., 2015

  • Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy, Staff Editor
  • Order of the Coif
  • CALI Award winner in multiple subjects

University of London, via Hong Kong, LL.B., 2013

University of Texas at Austin, M.A., 2006

University of Southern California, B.A., magna cum laude, 2004

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