Michael B. Saryan is a business lawyer with a focus on venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, private securities offerings, and commercial transactions. He has represented businesses in various stages of their lifecycles, ranging from formation-stage startups to Fortune 500 companies.
Mr. Saryan’s practice includes advising companies, boards of directors, private equity and venture capital firms, and high net-worth individuals and families in public and private M&A transactions, partnership arrangements, joint ventures, public and private capital raising transactions, business litigation, and general business matters.
Mr. Saryan received his B.S. in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego, where he received Provost’s Honors and was elected to Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society. Before commencing his legal career, Mr. Saryan designed and engineered global command and control systems for the United States military in a classified environment as a Software Engineer at Northrop Grumman.
Mr. Saryan received his J.D. from UCLA School of Law with a specialization in Business Law and Policy. At UCLA, he was a full scholar with the Beaumont Foundation of America and was a member of the Journal of Law and Technology.
|Attorney||Structure Law Group||2019 - Present|
|Counsel||Lexcuity PC (formerly Homeier Law PC)||2017 - 2019|
|Managing Associate Attorney||Sheppard Mullin Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, LLP||2015 - 2017|
|Associate Attorney||Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP||2009 - 2015|
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|Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce||Member||2019 - Present|
|Equities||The Price of an EB-5 Visa Goes Up on November 21||2019|
|Equities||Complying with New York’s BitLicense Framework||2019|
|Crowdfund Insider||Active Participants and Digital Assets: The SEC Coins a New Term||2019|
|Crowdfund Insider||Tokenization: The Meaning of “Equity Securities” Under Section 12(g) – It’s Broader than You May Think||2019|
|Equities||The European Securities and Markets Authority Warns Firms and Investors of the Perils of an ICO||2017|
|University of California at Los Angeles School of Law||N/A||N/A|
|University of California - San Diego||N/A||N/A|
|Crypto Invest Summit||Compliance, Accounting & Record Keeping||2019|
|Security Token Summit||Raising Funds in the Age of Tokenization, Public Solicitation & Transparency||2019|
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