Michael Platt

Partner in Charge – Colorado

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

Michael L. Platt is partner in charge and head of the business & finance group in Colorado. Mike represents emerging companies throughout their lifecycle, with a particular emphasis on exit transactions, including complex M&A and public offerings.

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  • EVCS Closes $68.8 Million Series A and Debt Financing  

  • Project Canary Closes $111 Million Series B Financing 

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

  • Ping Identity – $188 Million IPO  

  • SendGrid Sells to Twilio for $2 Billion 

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  • University of California Hastings College of Law
    JD, Order of the Coif

  • University of Colorado at Boulder
    BS, Business
    Beta Gamma Sigma

Admissions & Credentials




  • Colorado Bar Association

  • State Bar of California

Rankings & Accolades

    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 (2021)

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

    Super Lawyers: Mergers and Acquisitions

    Chambers USA: Corporate/M&A (Colorado) (2022)