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Michael Prozan

Practice areas:

Business, Litigation, Venture Capital, Corporate & Incorporation, Securities & Investment Fraud

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Business: 30%
    25 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    15 years
  3. Securities & Investment Fraud: 15%
    29 years
  4. Corporate & Incorporation: 15%
    25 years
  5. Venture Capital: 15%
    20 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($325-450/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

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Contact Info

851 N San Mateo Dr Ste C
San Mateo, CA, 94401

851 N San Mateo Dr Ste C
San Mateo, CA, 94401

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198605/25/2015
ORInactive199205/16/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top Rated Lawyer in Technology LawAmerical Lawyer Media and Martindale Hubbel2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Graduated with Academic HonorsUniversity of San Francisco School of Law1986
Moot Court HonorsUniversity of San Francisco School of Law1986

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerMy General Counsel Group2002 - Present
PartnerEnterprise Law Group, Inc.1999 - 2002
General CounselTMCI Electronics, Inc.1998 - 1999
AssociateRosenblum, Parish & Isaacs (acquired by Pillsbury Winthrop)1996 - 1998
AssociateGraham & James (acquired by Squire Sanders)1995 - 1996
Prosecuting AttorneyMultnomah County (Portand) Oregon District Attorney's Office1994 - 1994
AssociateSchwabe Williamson & Wyatt1991 - 1994
Special Assistant United States AttorneyUnited States Attorneys Office, District of Columbia1990 - 1990
Senior Attorney, Division of Corporation FinanceU. S. Securities and Exchange Commission1987 - 1991

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of California, Business Law Sectionmember2009 - Present
SVASEStart Up U Chair, Silicon Valley2003 - 2006
Oregon State BarMember (currently inactive)1991 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1986 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Practice Guide (The Rutter Group)Securities Fraud in California2013
The RecorderWhy Be Public?2002
San Jose Business JournalSupreme Court Tries to Clear Up the Ins and Outs of Insider Trading1997
San Jose Business JournalPennies From Heaven for Firms?1997
Hofstra Law ReviewRevisiting "Truth in Securities" The Use of the Efficient Capital Market Hypothesis1992
Columbia Business Law ReviewEliminating the Non Trading Issuer's Duty to Update: A Proposal to Amend 10b-51990
Brooklyn Journal of International LawA Review and Update of the Export Trading Company Act1988

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Francisco School of LawLawJD with Honors1986
Columbia UniversityPolitical Science/ EconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1982