Michael J. Stick

Mike Stick brings years of experience in the legal and corporate worlds to his work with private equity and venture capital clients to help them maximize the value of their transactions. He has experience leading acquisitions, investments, dispositions, and financing transactions both in the U.S. and internationally, and is well versed in corporate governance matters, as well as general risk management. His time as a public company executive officer and family office executive enables him to effectively lead teams, collaborate with others, and offer strategic advice on topics such as structuring and negotiating investments, capital structure matters, and debt facilities. In addition, Mike’s ability to understand complex matters across a wide range of issues and distill them down into easily understandable options makes him a valued resource for clients.

Mike previously served as General Counsel and Chief Investment Officer of The Kensington Investment Company, Inc., a family office focused on alternative investments, real estate development, an international travel business, and philanthropy, and as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Xerium Technologies, Inc., an NYSE listed portfolio company of Apax Partners. Mike began his career at Ropes & Gray as a corporate attorney focused on private equity.

Education & Credentials

Columbia University School of Law
JD, 1995,

Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

Amherst College
BA, 1992,

magna cum laude



New York