- Boston College Law School, J.D. cum laude
- Tufts University, B.A. Psychology, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Mike Douglas is a “go-to” corporate and securities lawyer with deep experience in negotiating and structuring complex transactions for clients in a wide range of industries, including SaaS and enterprise software, IT and managed services, staffing, semiconductor, food, footwear and apparel, and other consumer-facing industries. Mike works with emerging growth companies across their entire lifecycle, from drafting founder equity and employment agreements to negotiating venture rounds and exits.
Mike has substantial experience in structuring licensing, distribution, and manufacturing agreements and he is regularly called in on “bet the company” mergers and acquisitions and strategic transactions. Mike also advises a number of early stage companies and entrepreneurs on company formation and entity selection as well as strategies for financing and equity compensation. He has advised companies and founders in numerous angel and venture financing rounds.
Prior to joining Gennari Aronson, Mike was an associate at Choate, Hall & Stewart in Boston where he worked on a variety of corporate matters for private and publicly held clients.
Mike holds a J.D from Boston College Law School, cum laude and a B.A. in Psychology from Tufts University, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Sale of leading life science/biotech project management company to private equity-backed strategic acquiror
Sale of leading New England home improvement company to private equity-backed strategic acquiror
Acquisition of precision machining business by private equity-backed strategic acquiror
Sale of regional environmental residential services company to private equity-backed strategic acquiror
Acquisitions of renewable energy service and support businesses in US for public company acquiror
Sale of innovative contaminant remediation business, a subsidiary of a global services and consulting company, to a private equity backed environmental services firm.
Sale of registered investment advisor with more than $1B under management to Focus Financial Partners
Sale of blockchain trademark company to GoDaddy
Sale of environmental services company to Clean Harbors, Inc.
$72 million acquisition of United States based software business by Canadian software
$54 million sale of mobile phone software to a strategic acquiror
$42 million sale of semiconductor manufacturer to a strategic acquiror
$14.5 million sale of SaaS company to a strategic acquiror
Sale of privately held national footwear company to strategic acquiror
Sale of privately held global medical staffing company to financial acquiror
Acquisition of surety bond agency
Sale of healthcare-focused software developer to strategic acquiror
$8 million venture capital-led equity financing for FinTech company
$2 million venture capital-led equity financing for early stage CPG company
$10 million convertible note offering for on-line freelance writing community and subsequent $73 million sale to a strategic acquiror
$4.5 million Series B venture round financing for frozen food company
Company counsel in numerous convertible debt and angel financing rounds
Mike is a member of the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge and he has completed courses in improvisation and sketch comedy at Boston’s Improv Asylum Theater.
Neil H. Aronson
Lawrence H. Gennari
Laura C. Glynn
Joseph B. Ramadei
Michael J. Douglas
Elizabeth S. Davenny
Ashley O. Dubuc
Stephanie M. Weinert
Michael H. Aronson
Chief Financial Officer, Director of IT
Claudia L. Eden
Leah K. Russell
Chief Marketing Officer