Michael Weiner
PEOPLE

Michael Weiner

Partner
weiner.michael@dorsey.com
Denver P +1 (303) 352-1156 F +1 (303) 629-3450 Palo Alto P +1 (650) 565-2233 F +1 (650) 857-1288

Overview

MICHAEL ADVISES CLIENTS ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LICENSING AND COMMERCIAL CONTRACT MATTERS.

Michael is a partner in Dorsey's Corporate Group, the head of the Corporate department in Denver and co-head of the cannabis industry group. His practice focuses on the representation of emerging growth companies in the areas of corporate formation, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and angel finance, and securities regulation. Michael represents public and private companies in a variety of industries, including biotech/medical device, renewable energy, social media and software. In addition, he counsels Boards of Directors and management teams in the areas of equity compensation, corporate governance, Sarbanes-Oxley and other regulatory and disclosure matters.

Michael has successfully completed numerous venture capital and other private placements for both private and public companies, as well as several public offerings. He has also completed multiple mergers and acquisitions, including asset purchase transactions.

Michael serves on the Board of Directors of the Colorado BioScience Association. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado School of Law co-teaching drafting of venture capital agreements.

Michael is an Assistant Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 9 in the Denver Area Council, Arapahoe District.

Education & Admissions

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), School of Law (J.D., 1994)

University of Pennsylvania (1990), B.S. Economics, Wharton School of Business; B.A. American History, College of Arts & Sciences

Admissions

  • Colorado
  • California

Industries & Practices

Non-Profit & Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Emerging Companies
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
  • Healthcare
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Non-Profit & Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Sustainability
  • Technology
  • Technology Commerce
Michael Weiner