Michael Hedge is a partner in the firm’s Orange County office. His practice focuses on capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, corporate governance and commercial transactions. Mike regularly serves as outside general counsel to some of the leading emerging growth companies in Southern California, particularly in the life sciences and technology industries, during all stages of their corporate life cycle where he has gained vast experience in counseling entrepreneurs on the successful growth and development of their business.
He has worked on over 100 capital markets transactions, representing both companies and underwriters in IPOs, follow on offerings, ATM and other structured transactions.
Mike’s clients include both large and small enterprises, investment banks, venture capital funds and private equity sponsors. He has experience in a broad range of industries, including medical device, pharmaceutical, software, food services, oil and gas, renewable energy, hospitality, manufacturing and services companies.
Mike is a regular speaker on issues impacting emerging growth companies and works with entrepreneurs to help develop successful business plans. Prior to private practice, Mike served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves.