I am a corporate and startup attorney. I am always forming numerous startups and counseling on equity distribution, structure, IP, business plans, etc. I prepare companies to pitch and receive angel and VC investments. I assist companies in securities offerings, including private placements, and in the purchase/sale of assets and stock. I also represent companies in energy, environmental, and real estate matters. I try to bill using flat fees as often as possible. I blog at paperthisdeal.com
Michael T. Stanczyk represents business clients in a wide variety of corporate transactional matters. Mike represents startup companies with respect to formation, structure, equity distribution, financing and intellectual property matters. He advises established corporate clients on a wide variety of issues, including mergers and acquisitions, securities, strategic planning, environmental matters and general corporate counseling.
Mike represents clients in all aspects of real estate transactions, including green building initiatives. He is a LEED Green Associate accredited by the Green Building Certification Institute of the U.S. Green Building Council. He regularly counsels clients on green building issues including green design, construction, operations, financing, contracting, leasing, and tax credits and incentives.
Mike received a dual Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Rochester in 2002, with majors in Economics and Political Science and with a certificate in Finance and Accounting from the Simon Graduate School of Business Administration. He received a Juris Doctorate degree from St. John’s University School of Law in 2007, and was admitted to the New York Bar in 2008.
Mike is a member of the American Bar Association‘s and New York State Bar Association’s Business Sections, as well as the Onondaga County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Government Relations Committee of Centerstate CEO and the Advocacy Committee of the U.S. Green Building Council’s Upstate New York Chapter. In his spare time, Mike enjoys politics, painting, traveling, golf and running.