Michael Dunne practices general corporate law, with a focus on information technology and intellectual property. He represents clients in the computer technology, manufacturing, health care, and financial services industries. He counsels them on general corporate and regulatory matters, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, and information technology, including privacy and security issues.
Michael represents both owners and users of technology and intellectual property assets. His experience includes acquisitions by and of technology companies, enterprise-wide licensing arrangements, outsourcing and technology joint ventures. He advises banks, retail companies, e-commerce operators and other businesses on:
Michael regularly serves as a panelist on programs featuring legal aspects of information technology and corporate law. Recently, he has spoken on topics ranging from privacy and security issues in M&A transactions to maximizing the benefits while minimizing the risks of cloud computing.
According to the 2013 edition of Chambers USA, Michael is "[w]ell equipped to deal with extremely complex transactions, he is described as 'a deep thinker.'"
Michael served as law clerk to The Honorable Herman D. Michels, Presiding Judge, Appellate Division, New Jersey Superior Court.
Chosen for inclusion in the Chambers USA Legal Directory (Chambers & Partners) as a leading corporate/ M&A attorney in New Jersey, 2010-2018
Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), Information Technology Law, 2007-2018, Commercial Litigation, 2013-2018
Selected to the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), Intellectual Property, 2005-2014
AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell (LexisNexis)
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