Silicon Legal Welcomes Former Orrick and SPZ Legal Associate Michael Levin

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Silicon Legal Strategy today announced that associate Michael Levin has joined the firm in its San Francisco office.

Michael Levin is an associate at Silicon Legal Strategy. Michael represents technology companies at every stage of the corporate life cycle, including entity formation, general business and corporate governance matters, commercial contracts, debt and equity financings, and mergers and acquisitions.  Michael also advises venture capital investors on their investments into technology companies of every stage and level of sophistication. Prior to joining SLS, Michael was an associate at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP and SPZ Legal, PC, where he advised entrepreneurs, venture capital investors and technology startups.

Michael began law school at age 19 at Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and received his J.D. with high pro bono honors from Stanford Law School, where he served as Executive Editor of the Stanford Environmental Law Journal. Michael also holds an M.S. in Environment & Resources from Stanford Earth, a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley and an A.A. in Mathematics from College of the Canyons.

“I’ve admired SLS from afar since I began practicing law, and I’m so excited to join the firm now,” said Michael. “I’m looking forward to working with SLS’s all-star team to deliver the friendly, practical and actionable counsel they’re known for.”

“We are beyond thrilled to welcome Michael to the team,” said Andre Gharakhanian, Partner at Silicon Legal. “His ultra-responsiveness and understanding of the client align with our high-touch service model. Silicon Legal yet again attracts top tier talent, and we are excited to have another remarkable hire in 2022.”

About Silicon Legal Strategy

Silicon Legal Strategy is the premier boutique law firm providing targeted, bottom-line-oriented advice to technology startups, innovative entrepreneurs and seasoned investors. Trained at the top firms in Silicon Valley, our attorneys and staff are incredibly passionate about technology and have extensive experience representing early stage companies and investors. We are a known quantity in Silicon Valley, and work with or sit across the table from every major law firm in the area. Perhaps most importantly, we ourselves are entrepreneurs. We truly understand the challenges of a startup — like building and motivating a team, creating repeatable processes to ensure continued customer satisfaction at scale and dealing with infrastructure issues. We face these challenges every day — and as a result, are able to deliver more relevant, bottom-line-oriented advice. Put simply, we actually “get” what entrepreneurs are going through.

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