Michael J. Douglas


Michael J. Douglas Portrait



  • Boston College Law School, J.D. cum laude
  • Tufts University, B.A. Psychology, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Lawyer Bio

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.

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    Representative Engagements

    Mergers and Acquisitions

    Sale of leading New England home improvement company to 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

    $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


    $10 million convertible note offering for on-line freelance writing community and subsequent $73 million sale to a strategic acquirer

    $4.5 million Series B venture round financing for frozen food company

    Company counsel in numerous convertible debt and angel financing rounds

    Professional & Community Involvement

    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.