Michael A. Chasalow

Expert in corporate law, insider trading, venture capital, corporate governance and shareholder agreements

USC Clinical Professor of Law
Director of USC Small Business Clinic
USC Gould School


  • entrepreneurs, small businesses and start-up companies
  • financing for start-ups
  • venture capital, angel investors and private equity
  • how to structure business ventures
  • corporate law
  • corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies
  • corporate governance and issues involving corporate directors
  • shareholder agreements
  • stock options
  • fiduciary duties
  • insider trading

Additional Information

  • J.D., UC Berkeley School of Law; M.B.A., UCLA
  • Founder, A.R.I. Consulting Group
  • Associate, Latham & Watkins
  • Recipient, Outstanding Adjunct Professor Award
  • Member, California State Bar Partnerships and Limited Liability Company Committee, California State Bar, American Bar Association

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