Mike DiSanto has a general corporate practice, representing publicly traded and emerging growth companies, as well as the institutions and individuals that finance them.
Having spent the first dozen years of his career practicing in Silicon Valley and on Wall Street, Mike has extensive deal experience in a broad range of highly complex transactions. On the mergers and acquisitions side, Mike has deep experience advising boards of directors and executive management on all aspects of the acquisition/sale process, whether involving publicly traded companies in multibillion-dollar deals or privately held companies in smaller transactions.
On the corporate finance side, Mike has advised both companies and investors in a wide variety of finance transactions, including venture capital investments, majority and minority recapitalizations, debt financings and hybrid transactions. He also regularly advises issuers and underwriters in a variety of capital markets transactions, both public and private, including initial public offerings, secondary public offerings, PIPE transactions and Rule 144A offerings.
In addition to his transactional practice, Mike regularly serves as the outside general counsel for his clients, advising public and private companies on questions of corporate governance, fiduciary duties, public disclosure requirements, domestic and cross border joint ventures, general contract issues, and other matters.
Mike also devotes a significant portion of his time each year to pro bono counseling of nonprofit organizations, low-income entrepreneurs and other small businesses as a way of giving back to the community.