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.

Experience

He represented a minority investor in its buyout of a cross-border technology company. Responsibilities included drafting core and ancillary transaction documents.

Represented family office in multiple preferred equity investments. Responsibilities included drafting core and ancillary transaction documents.

He represented a technology company in the sale of its Series A Preferred Stock.

Michael represented a group of two transportation services companies in the sale of all of their equity. Responsibilities included drafting core and ancillary transaction documents.

Represented the buyers of the assets of a registered investment adviser. Responsibilities included drafting core and ancillary transaction documents.

Represented a service company in its four-part, cross border divestiture of certain facilities. 

He 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. 

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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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