Michael Hool works with select companies as an advisor, legal counsel and periodically serves in executive and board capacities. Michael’s practice is focused primarily on corporate and commercial representation, securities, finance and venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance matters, and all aspects of counseling emerging companies. He represents both issuing companies and investors in a large variety of financing transactions.
Michael also has broad merger and acquisition experience, ranging from very large transactions such as the acquisition and financing of an NHL hockey franchise, several roll-up acquisitions combined with a public offering of the acquirer, the sale of health care systems, consolidation of large franchise operations, to acquisition and sale of a variety of closely-held and emerging enterprises. Michael has assisted clients in structuring many different types of venture relationships, including: (i) a joint venture of seven health care systems; (ii) creating an intellectual property consortium whose members included the U.S. Army, universities and fortune 500 companies; and (iii) creating manufacturing and research joint ventures between U.S. companies and those in Mexico and India. Michael has lectured and authored papers on a broad variety of topics and is active as an investor in several emerging companies.