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Michael B. Pass


Michael Pass is a corporate attorney based in Nashville and New York, with deep experience acting on behalf of private funds and businesses across a wide range of industries and stages of development. Michael has a broad-based transactional practice, with an emphasis on mergers & acquisitions, debt and equity financings, private equity, corporate formations and restructurings, and startups.

Representative Matters

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Represented an insurance services company in its sale to a publicly traded global insurance brokerage and risk management firm.
  • Represented a technology services holding company in multiple portfolio company acquisitions.
  • Represented a Fortune 100 advertising and communications holding company in multiple private equity acquisitions and internal corporate restructurings.
  • Represented a private equity fund in its acquisition of leading provider of security systems.
  • Represented a major stock exchange in its acquisition of a microwave network exchange and data center.
  • Represented a beauty brand in its acquisition of skincare services and products company.
  • Represented a technology B2B media company in its acquisition of a leading online publication for IT professionals.
  • Represented a private equity fund in its acquisition of a cleaning and garment care business.
  • Represented an energy hedge fund in its minority investment in a solar power company.
  • Represented a global beverage conglomerate in multiple liquor and spirits venture investments.

Previous Experience

A native of Nashville, Michael has spent his entire professional career in New York City, beginning in 2010 as a corporate attorney at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and later practicing at Torys LLP and Davis & Gilbert LLP. Michael is also the co-founder and General Counsel of a niche fragrance brand, Abbott NYC.

Contact Information

104 Continental Place
Suite 320
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 475-5731

Practice Areas


University of Virginia School of Law
(J.D. 2010)
University of Pennsylvania
(B.A. 2006)

Bar Admissions

New York *
* Not admitted in Tennessee
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