Michael S. Harrington represents early- and growth-stage companies in the technology, life sciences, healthcare and clean tech sectors.
Mr. Harrington’s experience includes advising institutional, strategic and private investors on structuring, negotiating and managing investments; representing private equity funds in raising capital and advising on requisite disclosures and federal and state securities law compliance; assisting growth companies in investment banking, accounting, management, private investor and other critical financing relationships; negotiating and documenting corporate transactions such as equity and debt financing, acquisitions, joint ventures and employment compensation and benefit arrangements; leveraging a company’s intellectual property through licensing, joint venture or development relationships and establishing distribution channels or similar means; and advising early-stage companies and investors on the opportunities and complexities of equity crowdfunding enabled by the JOBS ACT.
Mr. Harrington is a graduate of Villanova University (LL.M., Taxation, 1995; J.D., 1994) and Niagara University (B.A., summa cum laude, 1991).
- New Jersey
- Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1995
- Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, J.D., 1994
- Niagara University, B.A., cum laude, 1991
- Duane Morris LLP
- Partner, 2023-present
- Fox Rothschild LLP
- Partner/Associate, 1997-2023
- Drinker Biddle & Reath
- Associate, 1995-1997
- Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT)
- Executive Committee
- Ideas & Innovation Network (IIN)
- Board Member
Honors and Awards
Listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2009-2023
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2014-2023
Listed in Philadelphia Business Journal Best of the Bar, 2017, 2022
Listed in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
Listed in Philadelphia Business Journal 40 Under 40, 2006
Listed in The Legal Intelligencer Lawyers on the Fast Track, 2006