MICHAEL C. LABRIOLA

Partner
Corporate

EXPERIENCE:

Michael Labriola is a partner working out of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati's Washington, D.C., and New York City offices, where he counsels public and private technology and emerging growth companies through all stages of their growth. Michael also frequently represents investment banks, venture capital funds, and private equity firms in a broad range of investment transactions.

Michael's practice focuses on corporate and securities law, including general corporate representation, public offerings and capital markets, venture capital financings, and mergers and acquisitions. He has assisted clients with matters ranging from formation and early-stage venture financing to listings of publicly traded securities on U.S. and foreign exchanges to seasoned public offerings and public company acquisitions. He also has considerable experience in counseling publicly held companies on disclosure matters, SEC compliance, NASDAQ and NYSE listing matters, and other securities laws issues.

Prior to law school, Michael was an auditor in the assurance practices of Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young. While at Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young, Michael audited public, private, and not-for-profit entities in several sectors, including telecommunications and technology. Michael is a certified public accountant in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

SELECT REPRESENTATIONS:
  • Representation of issuers and/or selling stockholders in numerous public offerings and registration statements, including comScore, Inc., Cvent, Inc., Amkor Technology, Inc., Luna Innovations Incorporated, ICX Technologies Inc., Intellon Corporation, Eastman Kodak Co., Yext, Inc., TPI Composites, Nuance Communications, and Acxiom Corporation
  • Representation of underwriters such as Barclays, BofA Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Jefferies, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, and RBC in numerous public offerings, including for issuers such as Millennial Media, Inc., Wix.com Ltd., MediData Solutions, Inc., Borderfree, King Digital Entertainment plc, Opower, Inc., Appian Corporation, MongoDB, Casa Systems, and Tenable Networks
  • Corporate, securities, and governance representation of numerous public and private issuers, including comScore, Inc., Cvent, Inc., Dealer.com, Inc., Luna Innovations Incorporated, Amkor Technology, Inc., Gartner, Inc., Mylan Inc., Nuance Communications, Safenet Holding Corporation, Rudolph Technologies, Inc., Vitacost.com Inc., Yext, Inc., FiscalNote, Monzo, Corcentric, Improbable Worlds, Duco, and Yipit
  • Representation of venture capital and private equity investors, including New Enterprise Associates, Edison Ventures, Digital Power Capital, NGP Energy Technology Partners, International Finance Corporation, SWaN & Legend, Warburg Pincus, Emerson Collective, Anthemis, Illuminate Financial, and others
  • Acquisitions, dispositions, and other strategic transactions by numerous public and private companies, including Gartner, Inc., TIBCO Software, comScore, Inc., Polycom, Cvent, Inc., Allconnect, Inc., Approva Corporation, FiscalNote, Autodesk Inc., and Emerson Collective
EDUCATION:
  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2005
  • B.S., Commerce (concentrations in Finance and Accounting), University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce, 2000
    With Distinction
ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
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ADMISSIONS:
  • Certified Public Accountant, Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Bar of the District of Columbia
  • State Bar of New York
  • Virginia State Bar