Mike Zullas is a partner in the firm’s Business & Corporate Group. He counsels businesses at all stages of development: from inventors seeking venture financing and international licensing deals for their products; to the formation and sale of investment advisory and financial services firms; to the turnaround and sale of multimillion dollar enterprises.With over 30 years of experience as a litigator, public corruption prosecutor, and in-house general counsel to high-tech companies, Mike brings a broad range of experience to counseling businesses of all kinds. His recent clientele has included companies in the fields of healthcare, biotechnology, software services and development, behavioral health, education network application, security hardware, bookstores, and financial services.
Mike’s work as in-house counsel for high-tech businesses ran the gamut from an Internet start-up with approximately 50 employees (Why.com, Inc.) to an NYSE-listed manufacturer of electronics equipment (Manufacturers’ Services Ltd.) that was acquired by a contract manufacturer with more than $7 billion in annual revenues (Celestica, Inc.). Mike also served as in-house counsel for a NASDAQ-listed software company (Inso Corp.) and a NASDAQ-listed telecommunications company specializing in voice-over-IP infrastructure solutions (Sonus Networks, Inc.).
Prior to returning to private practice, Mike was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of m-Qube, Inc., a mobile technology company that was acquired by Verisign, Inc. for $280 million.
Earlier in his career, Mike was a business litigator with Hale and Dorr, LLP (now WilmerHale) and a prosecutor of public corruption and economic crimes with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office.
Mike earned his Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt Law School, where he served as Editor in Chief of the Vanderbilt Law Review. He holds a Bachelor's Degree, cum laude, from Williams College from which he graduated as a double major with highest honors in History.