Michael Platt

Partner in Charge – Colorado
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I’ve been representing emerging companies since the day I left law school, providing “real world” solutions to complex business problems.

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CyberGRX Combines With ProcessUnity

July 14, 2023

Cooley advised CyberGRX, a third-party risk management company, on its definitive merger agreement with ProcessUnity.

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Danielle Fortier
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Vicky Kandabarow
Associate, Washington, DC
Rachel Shapiro
Associate, Colorado
Danielle Joe
Associate, Washington, DC
Patricia Myers
Paralegal Specialist, Colorado
Jonathan Rivinus
Partner, Colorado
Steve Flores
Partner, Chicago
Megan Drill
Associate, San Diego
Bryan Berman
Special Counsel, Colorado
Ryan Vann
Partner, Chicago
Karun Ahuja
Associate, Chicago
Kristopher Kleiner
Special Counsel, Colorado
Mari Dugas
Associate, Washington, DC
Megan Browdie
Partner, Washington, DC
Rubin Waranch
Associate, Colorado

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EVCS Closes $68.8 Million Series A and Debt Financing

September 22, 2022

Cooley advised Abdo Partners on its investment in EVCS’ $68.8 million Series A and debt financing. Partner Michael Platt led the Cooley team advising Abdo Partners. EVCS is an operator of electric vehicle charging stations intended to incentivize site owners to go green through the installation of these charging stations.

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Michael Platt
Partner in Charge – Colorado, Colorado
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Associate, Colorado

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Project Canary Closes $111 Million Series B Financing

June 8, 2022

Cooley advised Project Canary on its $111 million Series B financing round. Partner Michael Platt led the Cooley team advising Project Canary, which is a developer of continuous monitoring technology designed to help clear the air, protect industries and the environment.  

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Partner in Charge – Colorado, Colorado
Paul Holmer
Associate, Colorado
Mystery Murphy
Special Counsel, Colorado
Christopher Kimball
Partner, Washington, DC
Jonathan Rivinus
Partner, Colorado
Bridget R. Reineking
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Karen Tsai
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Bryan Berman
Special Counsel, Colorado
Stacy Colter
Senior Paralegal, Colorado

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Finicity Agrees to Sell to Mastercard for Up to $985 Million

June 30, 2020

Cooley advised Finicity, a leading provider of real-time access to financial data and insights, on its agreement to sell to Mastercard. Cooley partners Laura Medina and Michael Platt led the team advising Finicity.

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Laura M. Medina
Partner, Colorado
Michael Platt
Partner in Charge – Colorado, Colorado
Barbara Mirza
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Steve Tonsfeldt
Partner, Palo Alto
Jonathan Rivinus
Partner, Colorado
Parker Erkmann
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Ajay Athavale
Associate, San Francisco
Bryan Berman
Special Counsel, Colorado
David Dalton
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Ross Eberly
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Seth Holoweiko
Associate, Colorado
Austin Holt
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Kristopher Kleiner
Special Counsel, Colorado
Rubin Waranch
Associate, Colorado
Casey Warsh
Associate, Colorado

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Ping Identity – $188 Million IPO

September 20, 2019

Cooley advised underwriters on Ping Identity’s $187.5 million initial public offering of 12,500,000 shares of common stock. Goldman Sachs, BofA Merrill Lynch, RBC Capital Markets and Citigroup acted as lead bookrunning managers for the offering. Barclays, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities and Wells Fargo Securities acted as book-running managers. Raymond James, Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, William Blair, Mizuho Securities and Oppenheimer & Co. acted as co-managers for the offering. Ping Identity’s securities now trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PING.” Partners Eric Jensen, Matt Dubofsky and Michael Platt led the Cooley team.

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Vice Chair, Palo Alto
Michael Platt
Partner in Charge – Colorado, Colorado

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Admissions and credentials

California

Colorado

Rankings and accolades

Chambers USA: Corporate/M&A – Colorado (2020 – 2024)

The Best Lawyers in America: Venture Capital Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law and Corporate Law (2022)

The Best Lawyers in America: Lawyer of the Year - Corporate Law (2018, 2020, 2021)

Legal 500: M&A/Corporate and Commercial – Venture Capital and Emerging Companies

Super Lawyers: Mergers and Acquisitions

Memberships and affiliations

Colorado Bar Association

State Bar of California