Michael Phillips represents domestic and international clients in securities, mergers and acquisitions, general corporate and business law in the life sciences, outdoor recreation, and high tech industries. He assists clients in private offerings, formation of joint ventures, and ongoing compliance with state and federal securities laws.
Michael also provides corporate governance and business advice to boards of directors and executive officers. He has authored articles on federal and Oregon securities laws, Oregon corporations, and general business issues.
Professional & Community Activities:
Director, Soul River Inc., 2017-present
Board Member, Portland Business Alliance, 2013-present
General Counsel, 1% for the Planet, 2013-present
Director, Social Venture Partners, 2013-2016
General Counsel, The Conservation Alliance, 2011-present
Member, Outdoor Industry Association, 2011-present
Mergers & Acquisitions Committee; Securities Regulation Committee – American Bar Association, 2008-present
General Counsel, 1995-present; Director, 2008-2014 – Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Oregon & Southwest Washington Affiliate
Director, 2003-2011; Chairman of the Board, 2008-2009 – Software Association of Oregon
Director and Past President, Portland’5 Centers for the Arts Foundation, 2005-2016
J.D., Lewis & Clark Law School, 1982
B.A., Economics, Political Science, University of Michigan, 1978, cum laude