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Michael S. Umansky

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Partner

Local Address: San Diego, California, United States
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
333 South Hope Street 48Th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90071
United States

Company Description: Sheppard Mullin is a full service AmLaw 100 firm with more than 520 attorneys in 10 offices located throughout California and in New York, Washington, D.C. and...   more
Background

Employment History

Education

  • J.D.
    Boalt Hall School of Law at University of California , Berkeley
  • bachelor's degree , psychology
    University of California , Los Angeles
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Web References
Corporate Securities Law Blog: Our Attorneys
www.corporatesecuritieslawblog.com, 26 June 2013 [cached]
Michael S. Umansky
Duane Morris' San Diego Office ...
www.wwwduanemorris.com, 24 July 2007 [cached]
Duane Morris' San Diego Office Welcomes Corporate Partner Michael Umansky
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP: Prominent San Diego Corporate Team Joins Sheppard Mullin
www.sheppardmullin.com, 2 Sept 2008 [cached]
Robert G. Copeland, James A. Mercer III and Michael S. Umansky have joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as partners in the firm's Corporate practice group.
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Copeland is based in the firm's San Diego/Downtown office, and Mercer and Umansky are based in Sheppard Mullin's San Diego/Del Mar office.
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Copeland, Mercer and Umansky most recently practiced with Duane Morris LLP in San Diego.
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Umansky practices corporate law with a concentration on representing emerging growth and established technology and life sciences companies, venture capital and private equity investors, and entrepreneurs. He has extensive experience in venture capital financings, strategic collaborations, commercial transactions, technology licensing, mergers and acquisitions, public securities offerings, and public company reporting and counseling. Prior to Duane Morris, Umansky was vice president and general counsel for Linspire, Inc., a developer of Linux-based operating system software and services, and Gizmo5 Technologies, Inc., a venture-capital backed Internet telephony company.
"Bob, Jamie and Michael are top-notch dealmakers and considerably strengthen our corporate presence in the San Diego/Del Mar market.
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Bob is a stalwart of the San Diego corporate law community, and Jamie and Michael bring an incredible mix of private practice and in-house business experience.
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I am looking forward to continuing to practice with Jamie and Michael, as well as the other San Diego-based transactional attorneys and those throughout the firm."
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Umansky received a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law in 1993 and a B.S., summa cum laude, from University of California, Los Angeles (Phi Beta Kappa) in 1990.
Linspire.com - About
www.linspire.com, 29 April 2007 [cached]
Michael S. UmanskyVice President, General Counsel and Secretary
A practiced expert in representing technology companies, Michael S. Umansky has been Linspire's General Counsel since July 2004.At Linspire, Umansky handles all legal matters affecting the Company, including technology licensing and corporate partnering, corporate and securities law compliance, and litigation management.
Prior to joining Linspire, Umansky was associated with the law firm of Morrison & Foerster LLP and Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP, where he represented top-name technology and biotech clients in a wide array of matters including public company reporting and counseling, public securities offerings, licensing and corporate partnering, venture capital finance, and mergers and acquisitions.Umansky also served on Morrison & Foerster LLP's firmwide Technology Strategy Committee.For over 10 years, Umansky has been active in the high-tech community and numerous professional and legal organizations, including the San Diego Venture Group, the American Bar Association, the San Diego County Bar Association, and the AeA, where Umansky served as the Chair of the San Diego Council High Tech Emerging Growth Task Force.
Umansky is a member of the State Bar of California.He holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a J.D. from the Boalt Hall School of Law at University of California, Berkeley, where he was an associate editor of the California Law Review.
Duane Morris LLP - Duane Morris' San Diego Office Welcomes Corporate Partner Michael Umansky
www.duanemorris.com, 7 May 2007 [cached]
Duane Morris' San Diego Office Welcomes Corporate Partner Michael UmanskyDuane Morris LLP - Duane Morris' San Diego Office Welcomes Corporate Partner Michael Umansky
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Duane Morris' San Diego Office Welcomes Corporate Partner Michael Umansky
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SAN DIEGO, May 7, 2007 - Duane Morris LLP is pleased to announce the arrival of Michael S. Umansky as a partner in the firm's San Diego office.Prior to joining the firm, Michael served as vice president and general counsel for Linspire, Inc., a Linux-based operating system company, and SIPphone, Inc., an Internet telephony company.A member of the firm's Corporate Practice Group, he focuses his practice on serving the technology and life sciences industries.
Michael has more than a decade of experience in corporate law, as both in-house and outside counsel.He concentrates on emerging growth and established technology and life sciences companies and the venture funds that fund them.He has extensive experience in venture capital financings, corporate partnering transactions, commercial contracts and technology licensing, mergers and acquisitions, public securities offerings, and public company reporting and counseling.As general counsel and a member of senior management for Linspire, Inc. and SIPphone, Inc., Michael oversaw the companies' legal strategies with regard to litigation, venture financing, corporate contracts and technology licensing, and intellectual property, among other matters.In addition, Michael provided guidance to other members of senior management and the companies' respective boards on business strategies, operational matters and company objectives.Michael is a past chair of the AeA's San Diego Council Emerging Growth Task Force, and a member of the SEC and Technology Practice Groups of the Association of Corporate Counsel.
Michael earned his J.D. in 1993 from the University of California, Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law, where he was associate editor of the California Law Review, and his B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1990.
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