Mike Feblowitz joined Ropes & Gray’s corporate department in 2021 and practices in the private capital transactions group. Mike primarily represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in connection with a broad range of transactions. He is actively involved in the firm’s pro bono program and sports law industry group.
During law school, Mike was a judicial intern to the Honorable George A. O'Toole Jr. at the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and served as a senior editor for the Boston College Law Review. He also worked as an intern with the Boston College athletics department and received first place in the Sports Lawyers Association's annual law student writing competition. Prior to law school Mike, worked as an expert witness recruiter.
- Represented Bain Capital in its acquisition of Dessert Holdings and subsequent add-on acquisition of Steven Charles.
- Assisted in the representation of McAfee Corp. throughout its $14 billion sale to a private equity consortium.
- Represented Berkshire Partners in its sale of Masergy, a pioneer in software-defined networking (SDN) and cloud platforms for global enterprises, to Comcast Business.
- Advised Sports Entertainment Acquisition Corp., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, in its merger with SGHC Limited, the parent company of leading online sports betting and gaming business Betway.
- Represented Charlesbank Capital Partners in its strategic investment in Bridgepointe Technologies, a leading IT strategy firm serving midmarket and enterprise customers.
- Michael Feblowitz, “One NIL: The Impact and Constitutionality of the Fair Pay to Play Act,” Sports Lawyers Journal (Forthcoming 2021)
- Michael Feblowitz, “Sharing the Wealth: Considerations for Crafting Effective NIL Legislation,” Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law (August 31, 2020)
- Michael Feblowitz, “Repaving Route 128: How New Legislation in Massachusetts Impacts the Noncompete Debate,” Boston College Law Review (June 26, 2020)
- Michael Feblowitz, “The Legacy Games: Social and Economic Impacts for Summer Olympics Host Cities,” Wharton Undergraduate Research (2012)
- Speaker, “One NIL: The Impact and Constitutionality of the Fair Pay to Play Act,” Sports Lawyers Association Podcast (July 2020)
- JD, cum laude, Boston College Law School, 2020; Note Editor, Boston College Law Review
- BS (Economics), magna cum laude, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, 2013
Admissions / Qualifications
- Massachusetts, 2021