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Mike Abbott's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, finance and restructuring, and emerging companies and venture capital. His practice also includes advising companies and financial institutions on general corporate matters including corporate governance, contract preparation and negotiation, financing issues, restructurings, and ongoing strategic, transactional, and regulatory matters


Private Equity and Debt
Venture Capital
Asset-Based and Syndicated Credit Facilities
Workouts and Restructurings


Practice areas


  1. Debt & Lending Agreements: 40%
  2. Financial Markets and Services: 25%
  3. Mergers & Acquisitions: 20%
  4. Corporate & Incorporation: 10%
  5. Bankruptcy & Debt: 5%

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IAAuthorized to practice law200510/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyer, Financial ServicesBest Lawyers in America2011
Order of the CoifUniversity of Iowa College of Law2005
Beta Gamma SigmaUniversity of Iowa Tippie College of Business2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Special CounselFaegre & Benson2011 - Present
PartnerBelin McCormick2010 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Iowa State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Polk County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Minnesota State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Journal of Corporation LawA Swing and a Miss: The U.S. Supreme Court's Attempt to Resolve the Confusion Over the Proper Evidentiary Burden for Employment Discrimination Litigation in Costa v. Desert Palac2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Iowa College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of IowaN/AMBA2005
Iowa State UniversityFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science2000