Michael E. Fink

Area of Emphasis

Michael Fink is an associate in the Corporate and Commercial Group of Babst Calland. Mr. Fink focuses his practice on assisting high-tech start-up ventures with both fundraising and general corporate or governance matters. He also counsels clients with technology transactions and licensing, and he works on both the buy-side and the sell-side in mergers and acquisitions in the technology, real estate, energy, and healthcare sectors. Entity selection and formation, preparation and programming of capitalization tables and distribution models, and corporate governance counseling are additional services Mr. Fink routinely provides clients.

Background

Mr. Fink graduated magna cum laude from Albright College in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, and he was elected a lifetime member of the Society of Jacob Albright Scholars. In 2011, he earned his Juris Doctor summa cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, with numerous awards including election to the Order of the Coif. Prior to joining Babst Calland, Mr. Fink was an associate in the corporate practice of a Pittsburgh law firm, where he counseled clients on a wide variety of corporate matters, ranging from M&A, to business formation and planning, to SEC compliance.

Memberships and Affiliations

Mr. Fink is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and he is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association. He is also a registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Fink serves on the board of directors and is the corporate secretary for the Pittsburgh Philharmonic, a 501(c)(3) organization, and he is a freelance musician performing throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.

Publications/Presentations
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