Michael Stein practices corporate and securities law with an emphasis on corporate finance and public and private mergers and acquisitions transactions.

Michael's corporate finance experience includes representing issuers and underwriters in securities offerings, including public offerings of equity and debt securities (including IPOs, follow-on public offerings and Rule 144A offerings), tender offers, going private transactions, venture capital investments and other private placements of securities (including PIPEs and registered direct offerings).

Michael also advises public companies and senior management on disclosure and corporate governance issues, shareholder relations and compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the rules and regulations of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the major stock exchanges.

Michael recently advised Laureate Education, Inc. on its Series A Preferred Stock offering, in which the company raised $400 million in gross proceeds, and its initial public offering, in which the company raised $490 million of gross proceeds.

Prior to rejoining the Firm, Michael served as in-house counsel at two publicly traded companies, Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) and Everi Holdings Inc. (NYSE: EVRI)