Michael J. Callahan

Special Counsel


Michael J. Callahan is special counsel corporate lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. He concentrates his practice in private equity and venture capital transactions and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Callahan is a member of the Private Equity & Venture Capital Practice.

Mr. Callahan represents companies in all stages of growth in a variety of corporate transactional matters, including corporate formation and governance, commercial transactions, angel and venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions and private placements of securities. Mr. Callahan has also advised private equity and venture capital funds in connection with their investments in and ongoing relationships with their portfolio companies. In addition, Mr. Callahan has represented borrowers in numerous bank and other senior and mezzanine debt financings and related transactions.

Mr. Callahan’s mergers and acquisition experience includes both public and private company acquisitions, and complicated international and health care related transactions. On the venture and investment side, Mr. Callahan works with companies and funds in emerging growth areas including clean technology, digital media and software development.


Mr. Callahan received his law degree, with honors, from The George Washington University Law School (J.D., 2007), where he was a member of the Corporate and Business Law Society and a student member of the Massachusetts Bar Association. He received his bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Boston University (B.S., 1999).


Mr. Callahan is admitted to practice in Massachusetts.