Michael Wirvin is a member of the firm's managing committee, a partner in the firm's Business Section, and a primary member of the Business Transactions Group, where his practice includes the representation of domestic and international clients in transactions involving mergers, asset and stock acquisitions, private placements, public offerings, commercial secured financings, joint ventures, and other financial transactions. He frequently represents clients in Canada and other countries in connection with cross-border transactions with US companies and establishment of US subsidiary operations. His Canadian clients include large multinationals, Canadian public companies, major Canadian banks, and closely held CBCA and provincial corporations.
Mr. Wirvin also has significant experience working with private equity and venture capital clients, at both the fund and portfolio company levels. In addition to representation in connection with financing and acquisition transactions, he often advises these clients on matters relating to corporate organization, capitalization, debt structuring, governance, and executive compensation. His company clients include early stage start-ups as well as larger, well-established public and private companies and joint ventures.
Mr. Wirvin is also a member of Robinson+Cole’s Securities Group and regularly provides advice to both private and publicly traded clients on matters of general corporate governance as well as on specific SEC compliance and reporting matters.
Before joining Robinson+Cole in May 2000, Mr. Wirvin practiced corporate and merger and acquisition law in Canada.