Michelle Feldman

Associate

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  • JD, summa cum laude, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University, 2010; Order of the Coif; Associate Editor, Cardozo Law Review ; Dean’s Distinguished Scholar
  • BS (Television-Radio-Film), summa cum laude, Syracuse University, 2005

Qualifications

  • New York, 2012
  • Not admitted in Massachusetts

Michelle Feldman

Associate

Michelle advises a wide range of public and private companies and investors in a variety of transactions involving corporate and intellectual property matters, including intellectual property and technology licensing and transfers, trademark clearance and prosecution, mergers and acquisitions, terms of use and privacy policies and strategic commercial agreements. Michelle also advises companies in connection with privacy and data protection matters, including the development of global privacy programs, privacy policies, online terms, and privacy issues related to digital marketing and social media initiatives.

Michelle works with companies in a broad range of industries including branded and consumer products, retail, technology, software, media, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and finance.

Prior to joining the firm, Michelle worked at Marvel Entertainment in its Business and Legal Affairs group, and was a coordinator for the Asylum Application Assistance Program at the African Refugee Development Center, a Tel Aviv-based NGO.

Experience

Representations Include:

  • Developed roadmap for compliance with the EU’s upcoming General Data Protection Regulation
  • Marquee Brands in its acquisition of British men’s clothing brand Ben Sherman and its related intellectual property assets from Oxford Industries, Inc.
  • Castanea Partners in its acquisition of a minority interest in Proenza Schouler, the New York-based luxury fashion brand, and in its acquisition of the Thymes, LLC, a creator of curated bath, body and home fragrance collections
  • Dunkin’ Brands, Inc. in IP and licensing matters in connection with its $2.6 billion whole-business securitization
  • Pfizer in connection with social media and privacy-related matters
  • TSG Consumer Partners in IP matters relating to investments in multiple fashion, retail and consumer products companies, including Alexis Bittar and Revolve Clothing
  • KarpReilly in its acquisition of a majority interest in Sprinkles Cupcakes
  • Wright Medical Technology in its sale of its OrthoRecon business to MicroPort Scientific Corporation
  • SKM Equity Fund III and Ollie’s Bargain Outlet in the sale of Ollie’s to CCMP Capital Advisors

Publications

Presentations

  • Co-Presenter, “What U.S. Companies Need to Know about the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),” Boston Bar Association (May 2, 2017)