Michael Labriola is an associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he works with public and private technology companies through all stages of their growth, as well as with venture capital firms. Michael's practice focuses on corporate and securities law, including general corporate representation, public offerings, venture capital financings, and mergers and acquisitions. Michael also has experience in counseling publicly held companies on disclosure matters, SEC compliance, and other securities laws issues.
Prior to law school, Michael was a senior auditor with Arthur Andersen LLP's Chesapeake-region growth, services, and products assurance practice and later with Ernst & Young LLP's assurance and business advisory division. While at Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young, Michael was involved in audits of public, private, and not-for-profit entities in several sectors, including telecommunications and technology.
During law school, Michael worked for the SEC's summer legal honors program in the Office of Compliance Inspection and Examination in Washington, D.C.
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