David Michail Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
David Michail

David Michail

Experienced Transactional Lawyer in Corporate, Finance, M&A , Media and Tech

Evergreen
Colorado
Licensed in
CA, CO
University of Miami School of Law
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About
David serves as the chief strategist and managing principal of metlawgroup, a premier AV®-Rated Media, Entertainment and Technology transactional law practice. He is frequently retained for the breadth of his expertise by several law firms throughout California, and represents both emerging market and Fortune 1000 clients in various Tech, media and entertainment related projects. His practice niche includes an unique combination of M&A, Finance, Media, Advertising, Entertainment, Technology, Data Privacy and Commercial Business transactions. He serves on several boards and is largely tapped for his wealth of knowledge in business,… read more operations and strategy.
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5.0
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""David had been working for my legal staff for over two years and is greatly appreciated for his ability to manage a large volume of complex matters for us. We consider him to be an integral part of our team." General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for largest US-based HMO"

Software Licensing and SaaS Transactions
Posted on May 17, 2018
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"David’s experience in the Technology sector is impressive. He has helped my company negotiate multiple successful deals, including an acquisition that involved companies from two different countries. M. Duran - President Definity First"

Cross-Border Reverse Triangular Merger
Posted on May 17, 2018

Work History

Metlawgroup

President

Jul 2001 - Present

Principal shareholder of premier Media, Tech and Entertainment law practice.

Jul 2001 - Present

Rare Medium, Inc.

Director of Legal Affairs

Aug 1999 - Jul 2001

Lead Counsel for Western United States
• Supervising all legal matters for all offices located in the Western United States, as well as corporate-wide facilitation of business transactions, corporate governance, labor law compliance, patent applications, collections, operations, IP development, licensing and strategic partnerships.

Aug 1999 - Jul 2001

Rare Medium Group, Inc.

Institutional Venture Manager

Aug 1999 - Jul 2001

$70 MM Funded by Bear, Stearns Securities and Apollo Capital
Evaluating technology-based investment opportunities for Series A Preferred and follow-on financing.

Aug 1999 - Jul 2001

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