Mr. Umansky is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group in the firm's Del Mar Heights office and is the Chair of the firm's Emerging Growth/Venture Capital team.
Mr. Umansky practices corporate law with a concentration on emerging growth and established technology, clean technology, life sciences companies, venture capital and private equity investors, and entrepreneurs. He has extensive experience in venture capital financings, strategic collaborations, commercial contracts, technology licensing, mergers and acquisitions, public securities offerings, and public company reporting and counseling.
He represents entrepreneurs, startup and established companies, and venture capital and private equity investors in a variety of sectors including software, internet, mobile, business services, consumer goods and brands, life sciences, construction, and food and beverage.
Michael also has significant business experience, having served for almost three years as vice president and general counsel for Linspire, Inc., a developer of Linux-based operating system software and services (acquired by Xandros, Inc.), and Gizmo5 Technologies, Inc., a venture-backed internet telephony company (acquired by Google Inc.).
Articles in the National Law Review database by Michael S. Umansky