Michael Springer Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Michael Springer

Michael Springer

Attorney at Law

New York
New York
Licensed in
NY
Harvard Law School
5.0 5
Clear Communication
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out of 2 reviews
About
Michael graduated from Harvard Law School and also has a bachelor in business administration. He represents both entrepreneurs and investors, focusing on startup and small business law, venture finance, and commercial litigation.

Prior to opening his practice, he held a federal clerkship for the Hon. William H. Pauley III in SDNY and worked as an associate at Skadden and Gibson, Dunn, handling all aspects of regulatory and complex commercial litigation matters, as well as representing small businesses in commercial transactions.

While in law school, he was a winner of the Ames Moot Court Competition and was awarded best brief in the
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5
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

"I was asked to use my network to help sell a small business in exchange for a percentage of the sale price. Michael drafted the agreement quickly and using language that was not overly complex and simple to understand. Will be using him again for future transactions."

Business Broker Agreements
Non-UpCounsel Client
Clear Communication
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Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Michael formed an LLC for our direct-to-consumer fashion company and drafted our operating agreement. As we procured outside funding, he drafted an amendment to our agreement and an equity financing agreement for our investor."

Operating Agreement and Equity Financing Drafting
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

Springer Law PLLC

Owner

Feb 2019 - Present

Practice focuses on small business law, venture finance, intellectual property, and commercial litigation, representing both investors and start-ups/small businesses.

Feb 2019 - Present

Truth in Advertising

Attorney

Feb 2019 - Present

Truth in Advertising is a non-profit whose mission is to curb deceptive marketing and empower consumers to protect themselves against false and deceptive advertising. In support of that mission, I research and write in support of Truth in Advertising’s legal efforts to stop false advertising and assists with the rest of the legal team in developing the organization’s legal strategy.

Feb 2019 - Present

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Associate

Oct 2017 - Feb 2019

Researched and drafted briefs for commercial and securities law cases, including a multibillion-dollar SEC enforcement action. Coordinated co-defendants in negotiations of various matters, including case management order and protective order. Conducted witness interviews in Australia as part of SEC enforcement action. Drafted Option/Purchase Agreements for television and film rights to books.

Oct 2017 - Feb 2019

Southern District of New York

Clerk

Mar 2016 - Jul 2017

Researched and drafted numerous opinions and orders. Assisted with and prepared the Judge for various court conferences, hearings, and oral arguments. Assisted through four jury trials and one bench trial. Responsible for the case management of one third of the Judge’s docket.

Mar 2016 - Jul 2017

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Associate

Sep 2013 - Feb 2016

Researched and drafted briefs for a variety of commercial and securities law cases in state and federal court, including opposition to motion to remand federal securities claims under SLUSA, motions to dismiss, motions to compel, oppositions to motions for a preliminary injunction, and multiple appellate briefs. Researched and drafted amicus brief in support of multiple Supreme Court cases.

Sep 2013 - Feb 2016

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