Michael Caughey’s practice focuses on business transactions particularly within the payment systems and technology industries. Michael represents a range of major credit card issuers in connection with program agreements relating to co-branded and private label credit cards, portfolio sale transactions, processing agreements, mobile wallet, and other technology endeavors.
He also represents a range of technology firms from startups to Fortune 500 technology companies, primarily in connection with corporate financing and M&A transactions. In addition, he has extensive experience with joint ventures, credit agreements, note financings, technology licenses, and commercial contracts.
Represents multiple U.S. credit card issuers in connection with co-branded card agreements with airline, big box and specialty retailers and related affinity/loyalty programs and private label credit card programs; represents processors and acquirers in connection with transaction processing agreements. (Ongoing)
Representing various U.S. retailers and credit card issuers in connection with the sale of fixed and revolving accounts and related receivables. (Ongoing)
Represented Microsoft in the acquisition of MarketingPilot Software, LLC, maker of automated marketing campaign software. (2012)
Represented Microsoft in a health care IT joint venture with GE, creating Caradigm. (2012)
J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 2004