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Michael D. Schwamm practices in the areas of corporate, mergers and acquisitions, securities and technology law. Mr. Schwamm has represented both large and small public companies and private entities in all aspects of their business affairs. In addition to providing general corporate counseling to a diverse number of clients, Mr. Schwamm has worked on a wide variety of transactions, including public offerings, private placements, mergers, acquisitions, reverse mergers into public shells, joint ventures and licensing arrangements involving a number of industries such as biotechnology, e-commerce, entertainment, manufacturing, sports and telecommunications.


Mr. Schwamm is a former vice president and general counsel of FiberCity Networks, Inc., a telecommunications service provider.


In 2006, he was selected as a Super Lawyer in Securities and Corporate Finance in New York.


Mr. Schwamm is a 1983 magna cum laude graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, where he was editor of the Journal of Law and Policy in International Business and a cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.



Practice areas


  1. Technology Law: 25%
  2. Securities Offerings: 25%
  3. Business: 20%
  4. Mergers & Acquisitions: 20%
  5. Corporate & Incorporation: 10%

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Duane Morris LLP

1540 Broadway
New York, NY, 10036-4086


NYCurrently registered 198403/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer in Securities and Corporate FinanceN/A2009
Super Lawyer in Securities and Corporate FinanceN/A2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerDuane Morris LLP2003 - Present
General counsel & Chief Operating OfficerFiberCity Networks,Inc.2000 - 2002
PartnerWarshaw Burstein Cohen Schlesinger & Kuh1994 - 2003
AssociateShea & Gould1983 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Association of the Bar of New York CityMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Duane Morris Client AlertNew Publication Requirements for New York Limited Liability Entities2006
The Corporate BoardRegulation Fair Disclosure After the Siebel Decision2006
Duane Morris Client AlertFederal Court Dismisses SEC's Regulation FD Complaint Against Siebel Systems2005
Duane Morris Client AlertSEC Proposes New Rules Governing Public Shells2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
University of PennsylvaniaEconomics and Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Selling Your Business -Key ConsiderationsSelling Your Business -Key Considerations2010