Michael Sommers Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Michael Sommers

Michael Sommers

Intellectual Property & Corporate Counsel

Chattanooga
Tennessee
Licensed in
TN
University of Tennessee College of Law

"Very well researched, and quick!"

5.0 5
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
About
Michael is the senior corporate and intellectual property counsel in RVL®’s Chattanooga office. His practice areas include copyright and trademark protection, licensing and litigation, complex business transactions, corporate compliance, e-commerce, government contracts, fundraising, securities, and alternative corporate structures including gig economy and benefit companies. Prior to joining RVL®, Michael worked overseas as in-house counsel to a multinational corporation focusing on international maritime and trade disputes, and mergers and acquisitions.
2
Years
experience

Representative Clients

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Very well researched, and quick!"

Legal opinion on comparative advertising material
Posted on Sep 10, 2018
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Awesome! Fast and dependable! Definitely experts in their field. I will definitely use them again as I expand my company BeeCool!"

Celebrity Endorsement Agreement
Posted on Sep 10, 2018

Work History

Ridgeline Venture Law

Corporate & Intellectual Property Counsel

Jun 2018 - Present

Practice areas include copyright and trademark protection, licensing and litigation, complex business transactions, corporate compliance, e-commerce, government contracts, fundraising, securities, and alternative corporate structures including gig economy and benefit companies.

Jun 2018 - Present

BBC Chartering GmbH

In-house Counsel

Sep 2018 - Jun 2018

-Draft, negotiate and review contracts including, partnership agreements, service agreements, and charterparties.
-Manage, negotiate and litigate claims involving contract disputes.
- Analyze and advise on compliance with US and EU trade sanction regimes, among others.
-Manage and advise on company structure and compliance for BBC Offices around the world.
- Manage Chapter 11 bankruptcies.

Sep 2018 - Jun 2018

Want to work with
Michael Sommers?

Get Free Proposals

Share Michael's
profile with your network