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  • 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.

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  • Andrew D Ledbetter

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

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Bitwise Legal

8552 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA, 98115

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200208/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateWilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.2006 - Present
AssociateDLA Piper US LLP2001 - 2006
Associations
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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Publications
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
Education
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