Michael Earley represents parties around the globe in private equity and venture capital transactions, and he is co-head of Jones Day's global Private Equity Practice.
Michael advises fund sponsors, institutional investors, and investment advisors on a broad range of issues and transactions, including structuring private investment funds, portfolio investments, co-investment structures, internal governance and economics, and restructurings. He has worked with fund sponsors across a variety of assets classes, including private equity, venture capital, real estate, and infrastructure. Michael also works with a select group of institutional investors in connection with not only their investments in private equity funds but also their direct investment opportunities. A significant portion of his practice involves international funds and cross-border transactions.
Michael also advises issuers and investors in the formation and financing of private and emerging growth companies in sectors such as health care, life sciences, technology, transportation, and information services. He also counsels private companies on mergers and acquisitions, strategic relationships, corporate governance, and other general corporate matters.
In addition to his legal practice, Michael serves as a director of the Western Golf Association Evans Scholars Foundation and the Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund.
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Jones Day Chicago 2012 MCLE University
- University of Notre Dame (J.D. cum laude 2003; B.A.1997)
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