J. Michael Portillo

Special Counsel

Michael Portillo


P: +1.512.322.2696
F: +1.512.322.3696

Michael Portillo represents entrepreneurs and emerging companies in the technology, renewable energy, and life sciences industries at all stages, from formation and seed financing through development of the business and venture capital financings to the liquidity event.

In his role as an outside general counsel, Michael serves as a trusted advisor to his clients, providing advice and support for governance matters, day-to-day operations and a variety of transactions, including financings, mergers and acquisitions, technology transfers and strategic partnerships.

In addition to his company-side work, Michael also has significant experience representing venture capital and strategic investors in early-stage and growth-stage financings.

Prior to joining Baker Botts, Michael was an associate in the Finance Group of another international law firm, representing lenders and borrowers in a wide range of financing transactions.

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