Michael Prozan is a highly experienced attorney and the founder of the law firm named My General Counsel Group based in San Mateo, California. He focuses his practice on areas such as Venture Capital, Securities & Investment Fraud, Litigation, Corporation & Incorporation, and Business.
In his 32 years of legal career, he has served in the corporate departments of both large and small law firms, as General Counsel to a publicly traded Silicon Valley Company, at the Division of Corporation Finance at the Securities and Exchange Commission, and as a state and federal prosecutor.
He is an expert at transactional work such as software and other intellectual property licenses, incorporations, founders’ agreements, non disclosure agreements, partnering agreements, bridge financings, strategic alliances, SEC reporting, venture financings, mergers and acquisitions, stock option plans, commercial law, contracts, public offerings, employment matters, litigation, etc.
Michael Prozan has extensive experience of writing on corporate and securities law in trade journals such as the Daily Journal and the Recorder, in local newspapers like the Portland Oregonian, and in law journals at Hofstra and Columbia Universities.
The San Francisco Chronicle, the Daily Journal, thestreet.com, and the San Jose Mercury News have quoted him as an expert in corporate and securities law issues.
While working at the SEC, he largely contributed to the regulation of the bond offering by Donald Trump to finance the Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City and ensured that a securities law case validated the work done by the SEC and Mr. Trump’s attorneys on the offering.
He has served as the President of Peninsula Temple Beth El in San Mateo, California, a synagogue with around 3500 members. He is a member of the State Bar of California and its Business Law Section.
Michael Prozan obtained his Bachelor’s of Arts from the Columbia University and his Juris Doctorate with honors from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 1982 and 1986 respectively. He passed the bar exam and earned the license to practice law in the state of California in 1986.
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