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Michael Schneider

Michael Schneider

Practice areas:

Licensing, Mergers & Acquisitions, Contracts & Agreements, Gaming, Internet, Intellectual Property

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Licensing: 25%
  2. Mergers & Acquisitions: 20%
  3. Internet: 15%
  4. Gaming: 15%
  5. Other: 25%
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Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Eric A Koester

    Michael is an outstanding attorney in the technology space -- especially given that he is an entrepreneur himself and understands the unique needs of his clients.


    Eric Koester Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Andrew D Ledbetter

    Mr. Schneider is a prepared, professional and effective attorney.


    Andrew Ledbetter Venture Capital Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Bitwise Legal

8552 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA, 98115




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateWilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.2006 - Present
AssociateDLA Piper US LLP2001 - 2006


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington Bar AssociationMemberN/A
King County Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Google Inc. acquisition of DoubleClick Inc. ($3.1 Billion)Transaction Completed
Acquisition of Vallent Corporation by IBMSuccessful Sale of Vallent to IBM
Sale of Sharebuilder Corporation to IMGSuccessful M&A Transaction

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Publication NameTitleDate
This is TechVideo Game Law: Convergence in the Interactive Entertainment Industry2008
This is TechCopyright Protection: When does it make sense to file?2008
This is TechHow IPTV Will Save Network Television2008
This is TechTen Seatle Startups to Wach (2008)2008
Gray Cary Privacy AlertThe New Cybersecurity Paradigm: California Requires Disclosure of Security Breaches2003


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of California - BerkeleyN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1997

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Legal Issues in Interactive EntertainmentLegal Issues in Interactive Entertainment (Video Game Law)2008
Introduction to Technology CommercializationContracts and Negotiation2006
University of Washington: Bioengineering DepartmentContracts and Negotiation2005