Michael Fu advises public and private companies on corporate law matters. He has represented clients in domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, financings, and other strategic transactions. In addition, he has experience advising companies on corporate governance matters.
Michael has represented clients in a range of industries, including fintech, automotive, software, energy, real estate, and life sciences. Recent representations include Astellas Pharma in its $5.9 billion acquisition of Iveric Bio and Meridian Bioscience in its $1.53 billion sale to SD Biosensor and SJL Partners. Other representative matters include transactions involving NGK Spark Plugs, Horizon Global, Organon, Sempra Energy, and NerdWallet. In addition, Michael completed a client secondment in the legal department of a multinational automobile manufacturer, where he advised on general compliance matters.
Michael also maintains an active pro bono practice, assisting nonprofits in their corporate governance matters and representing survivors of human trafficking in acquiring various forms of relief.
- University of California, Berkeley (J.D. 2021; Pro Bono Honors with Highest Distinction; Business Law Certificate); University of California, Irvine (B.A. in Business Accounting summa cum laude 2017; Campuswide Honors Program; Phi Beta Kappa; Beta Gamma Sigma)
- Extern to Judge Andrew J. Guilford, U.S. District Court, Central District of California (Summer 2019)
- Chinese (Mandarin) and Taiwanese