Michael Burke is a Partner in the Washington, DC office of Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, and provides practical and actionable legal and compliance guidance that allows companies to focus on business growth. Mike also co-chairs Arnall Golden Gregory’s Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Industry Team. He began his legal career in the late 1990s in Seattle advising emerging e-commerce businesses that are now some of the largest companies in the world. He counsels on business formation issues; structuring and execution of mergers and acquisitions; raising venture capital; building and operation of joint ventures and strategic alliances; creating distribution and reseller networks; and licensing intellectual property. Mike possesses vast experience with cross-border transaction in more than 50 international jurisdictions. He has counselled dozens of businesses from Ireland and Northern Ireland to successfully enter the U.S. market. In addition, he authors the Irish Export Insights blog, a resource for Irish and Northern Irish businesses expanding to the U.S. market.