Michael Lopes


Lopes, Michael

Michael Lopes represents a broad range of clients in complex corporate transactions. He joined the firm as an associate in 2016 and was previously a summer associate at WilmerHale the year prior.

Mr. Lopes' past experience includes being a legal intern at The BASE, Inc., where he drafted related bylaws and committee charters to improve corporate governance, drafted memoranda of understanding to secure strategic partnerships, and wrote grants to support fundraising staff in acquiring project and general operating funds.

In 2014, Mr. Lopes was a legal intern for the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office and a summer associate at another firm in Boston. 

Publications & News


July 6, 2017

WilmerHale Represents Aileron Therapeutics in IPO

Aileron Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a novel class of therapeutics called stapled peptides for cancers and other diseases, announced the pricing of its initial public offering.

April 28, 2017

2017 M&A Report

Our 2017 M&A Report provides a detailed global M&A market review and outlook. Other highlights include takeover defenses for public companies; key lessons for buyers and sellers considering earnouts; recent developments in merger control regulation; common interest privilege protection among deal parties; special considerations in California M&A deals; acquisition financial statement requirements for IPO companies; a comparison of deal terms in public and private acquisitions; and key terms and issues in sales of VC-backed companies.


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JD, Boston University School of Law, 2016, Note Editor, International Law Journal

BA, Economics and Philosophy, cum laude, Boston College, 2013

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