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Michael J Williams

Michael J Williams

Corporate and Information-Privacy Attorney
  • Business Law, Employment Law, Intellectual Property ...
  • Utah
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Michael J. Williams is a Utah-based attorney whose practice areas include complex commercial transactions, technology licensing, SaaS / PaaS agreements, cyber security, information privacy, corporate finance, corporate governance, and employment matters.

Michael received his juris doctor degree from The George Washington University Law School and is a member of the Utah State Bar.

Michael and his wife, Liz live with their two kids in Greater Salt Lake City.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Intellectual Property
    Communications & Internet Law
    Internet Law, Media & Advertising, Telecommunications Law
    Health Care Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Information Privacy
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Corporate Counsel
Collective Medical
- Current
• Draft and negotiate complex data sharing agreements, network participation agreements, HIPAA business associate agreements, and related instruments with health plans, health systems, health information exchanges, and others • Provide legal and regulatory guidance to internal and external stakeholders regarding information privacy compliance, data use rights, federal and state-specific consent requirements, and related network governance • Manage and supervise the company’s Contracts Attorney as he facilitates the rapid expansion of the Collective Network by negotiating the terms of SaaS subscription agreements, BAAs, and related instruments with over 2,500 subscribers in 24 states (up from about 500 subscribers in four states in 2016) • Supervise and assist outside counsel in connection with the company’s $47.5 Million Series A financing • Manage the company’s cap table, investor communications, and investor data rooms • Prepare board meeting minutes and written consents on all corporate governance matters as secretary pro tem • Draft, amend, and maintain all general and employee-specific agreements and instruments related to the company’s employee stock incentive plan • Coordinate with the company’s HR personnel to oversee all employment matters and documentation • Draft, review, and negotiate the terms of various other contracts, including professional services agreements, commercial real estate leases, consulting agreements, reseller agreements, MOUs, NDAs, etc. • Report directly to the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer
Founder & Attorney
Williams Law PLLC
• Provided timely, cost-effective attorney services to startups and growing businesses • Advised clients, drafted instruments, and executed filings in connection with business formation, restructuring, capitalization, and staffing • Drafted, reviewed, and negotiated the terms of various commercial agreements, including technology licensing, professional services, sales, SaaS, distribution, VAR, commercial lease, and others • Advanced and defended trademark rights through USPTO/TTAB filings, demand letters, consent agreements, etc. • Prepared provisional and utility patent applications (filed by others) • Provided on-demand general counsel and secretary pro tem services to businesses from a variety of growth industries, including software, technology, health care, online education, leadership training, and solar energy
Assistant General Counsel
Remedy Informatics, Inc.
Law Clerk
Remedy Informatics, Inc.
Law Clerk
Miles & Stockbridge, P.C.
Federal Judicial Center
The George Washington University Law School
J.D. (2013) | Law
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Brigham Young University
B.A. (2010) | Communications, Management
Brigham Young Scholar
Honors: Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
Utah State Bar  # 14842
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Contact & Map
3731 W South Jordan Parkway
Ste 102-203
South Jordan, UT 84009
Telephone: (801) 923-4080
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