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Michael A. Hedge

Administrative Partner (Orange County)
+1.949.623.3519
Fax +1.949.253.0902

Michael Hedge is a partner in the firm's Orange County office. His practice focuses on securities, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, venture capital, corporate governance and commercial transactions. Mr. Hedge has extensive experience in representing public companies in securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions and stock exchange compliance matters.  Mr. Hedge also regularly works with private equity funds in acquisition transactions and fund formation.  Mr. Hedge has substantial experience in the medical device, pharmaceutical and technology industries.

Professional Background

Mr. Hedge served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve from 1993 to 1999.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Represented over a dozen public companies in registered direct offerings, underwritten offerings, PIPE transactions and Rule 144A offerings.
  • Represented placement agents and underwriters in connection with PIPE transactions, registered direct offerings and IPO's.
  • Completed over $500 million in venture capital financings for both companies and venture capital funds.
  • Represented private equity funds in fund formation and acquisitions and dispositions of portfolio companies.
  • Advised Boards of Directors on fiduciary duties in connection with acquisition transactions, including unsolicited takeover bids.
  • Advised public companies on reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and stock exchange listing requirements.
  • Advised start up enterprises in matters relating to formation, capital structure, shareholder arrangements and seed financing.
  • Represented life science and technology companies in technology transfer arrangements, licensing transactions and development relationships.