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Michael H. Irvine

Michael H. Irvine

Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP

San Francisco and Redwood City, CA, USA

MIKE is a corporate and securities partner in our San Francisco office.  Mike specializes in the representation of emerging growth companies throughout their lifecycles.  He is broadly experienced with corporate formation and governance matters, venture capital financing transactions, public offerings, and a variety of M&A transaction structures on both the buy and sell side.

Mike represents a wide variety of technology companies from consumer internet, internet media, software, telecommunications, medical device and entertainment technology industries, as well as a number of leading venture capital firms.  He regularly advises clients on a broad range of corporate matters including company formation, equity incentive plans and arrangements, employment matters, intellectual property and strategic transactions. Mike has also served as investors' counsel for numerous top-tier venture capital funds.

Mike received his J.D. from Columbia University and his B.A. in English and German from the University of Notre Dame. Mike is admitted to practice in California.


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