Shartsis Friese Elevates Michael B. Dell to Partner

San Francisco (November 16, 2017): Shartsis Friese LLP is pleased to announce it has elevated corporate attorney Michael B. Dell to partnership, effective January 1, 2018.  Mike joined the Firm in February, 2013 as an associate.  Previously he was with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in San Francisco.

“We are delighted to welcome Mike to the Shartsis Friese partnership,” said Arthur Shartsis, the Firm’s founding partner. “He has been a rising star in our corporate department since joining the Firm.  He is an accomplished practitioner, who is committed to our clients and who has demonstrated extraordinary legal expertise and client service.  We look forward to Mike’s continuing success at the firm.”

Mike in an integral part of the firm’s corporate transactional practice.  He has extensive experience in corporate, commercial and intellectual property transactions.  He advises business clients on the structuring, negotiation and documentation of complex transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, equity financings, equity incentive arrangements, securities offerings, and business formation transactions for public and private clients.  Mike serves as counsel to companies in a number of sectors regarding general contractual, corporate governance and securities disclosure matters.

Mike received his J.D. from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law in 2008, and has a B.A. in Economics from Princeton University.

Founded in San Francisco in 1975, Shartsis Friese LLP has over 60 lawyers. The firm has extensive trial and business litigation experience, including securities enforcement defense, and a complex transactional practice focused on investment advisers, hedge funds, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities, family wealth planning, tax, venture capital, intellectual property and real estate.