Michele Berdinis Fagin
Attorney Michele Fagin is a Founder, CEO of Berdinis Law P.C., a law firm in New York, NY. As a lawyer in New York, New York, attorney Fagin serves New York County, as well as clients throughout New York.
Areas of Practice
Admitted to Practice Law
- 1985, California;
- 1988, New Hampshire
- 1992, Vermont
- 1996, Colorado
- 1997, US Supreme Court
- 2015, New York
|:||Brown University, AB, 1981|
|Law School||:||University of San Francisco, JD, magna cum laude, 1985|
Sparks Willson Borges Brandt & Johnson, PC, Attorney, Shareholder
Outside counsel to public company – Drafted and negotiated virtually all contracts for publicly-held medical device manufacturer from 2008 to 2014. Worked with personnel from R&D, HR, business development, clinical, regulatory, IT, sales and marketing, facilities, and purchasing.
Intellectual property protection & licensing – Was attorney of record on over 80 federal trademark applications. Lead counsel in both ex parte TTAB (Trademark Trial and Appeal Board) appeals and oppositions. Prepared EULAs (End User License Agreements) and custom agreements for licensing of all types of intellectual property.
Mergers & acquisitions – Lead counsel in over 40 M&A transactions representing both targets and acquirers in a variety of industries, deal structures, and sizes. Managed due diligence team, created deal structures, drafted and negotiated all principal documents.
· Lead counsel to target on $50M+ strategic merger of satellite-communications engineering firm with Maryland-based public company represented by Venable, Baetjer and Howard
· Lead counsel to target on $25M strategic merger of training/affiliation company with privately-held acquirer represented by K&L Gates
· Lead counsel to acquirer on $10M+ purchase of assets of internet specialty retailer
Private securities offerings – Lead counsel for issuer in hundreds of Regulation D private placements. Corporate governance – Advised boards and officers on governance issues for corporations and LLCs domiciled in New York, Delaware, Nevada, California and Colorado.
Top billing and earning attorney in firm for majority of years as shareholder.
Law Clerk Hon. Otto Kaus January 1985-May 1985 Supreme Court of California, San Francisco, CA 1985
Reviewed Petitions for Review and prepared memos to justices with recommendations as to whether or not to select the case for consideration based on criteria set by court.
University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 1985, JD, Magna Cum Laude
Graduated 3rd in class
McAuliffe Honor Society
Granted merit scholarship for second and third years based on class standing after first year Member of law review
AmJur award in civil procedure
Research assistant to civil procedure professor
Born: Goldsboro, North Carolina, July 13, 1959
Berdinis Law P.C.
72 Allen Street 3rd Floor
New York, New York 10002
Berdinis Law P.C. was founded in 2015. Berdinis Law P.C. is located in New York County New York.
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