Michael J. Bohnen is Of Counsel in Nutter's Corporate and Transactions Department. He represents publicly- and privately-held companies in the areas of corporate and securities law, concentrating on mergers and acquisitions and finance. Michael's publicly-held clients have included companies in the health care, finance and software industries. He has extensive experience in public offerings of equity and debt. He advises businesses in connection with securities law compliance and has participated in friendly and hostile acquisitions, as well as proxy contests.
Michael also provides corporate counsel to nonprofit organizations as well as professionals in the health care and legal fields and business executives. He has represented family businesses and other closely-held enterprises in a wide variety of transactions.
Michael has taught courses in corporate law at the law schools of Northeastern and Boston Universities. He is the co-author of Massachusetts Corporate Forms, a two-volume resource widely used by lawyers throughout Massachusetts. He has participated in the drafting of Massachusetts legislation relating to business corporations, professional corporations, takeovers, limited liability entities, and charities. He has also lectured and written course materials in these areas.
Michael served as chairman of the Corporate Law Committee of the Boston Bar Association. He was also national chairman of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs and chairman of Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston. He also serves on the boards of many other charitable and educational organizations.
The U.K. publisher Chambers and Partners ranked Michael among the leading U.S. M&A attorneys in the 2007-2008 editions of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. He was selected for Massachusetts Super Lawyers in the 2004-2009 issues of Boston magazine and was selected for The Best Lawyers in America from 1997-2007.
News & Insights
- The Best Lawyers in America, 1997-2007
- Chambers and Partners, Leading U.S. M&A Attorney, 2007-2008
- Massachusetts Super Lawyers, 2004-2009
Education & Admissions
Harvard Law School, J.D.
Harvard College, B.A.
Michael has taught courses in corporate law at the law schools of Northeastern and Boston Universities. He is the co-author of Massachusetts Corporate Forms, a two-volume resource widely used by lawyers throughout Massachusetts.
The Best Lawyers in America, 1997-2007
Chambers and Partners, Leading U.S. M&A Attorney, 2007-2008
Massachusetts Super Lawyers, 2004-2009