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Michael A. Prokop

Michael A. Prokop is of Counsel to the firm, and a former business unit General Counsel at Honeywell. Michael has extensive experience structuring and negotiating a wide variety of contracts and transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, global supply and purchase agreements, multi-party international shared facility arrangements, software and information technology agreements, and pharmaceutical research agreements as well as the supply, purchase, non-disclosure and similar agreements that a business faces on a daily basis.

Michael uses his experience as an Outside General Counsel and leadership team member to assist businesses in finding practical solutions to problems. Examples include:

  • Commercial agreements relating to the purchase and supply of goods and services, energy, distribution, contract manufacturing, and research and technology.
  • Nineteen completed domestic and international acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures.
  • Long-term supply and shared-services agreements in connection with the divestiture of integrated manufacturing operations.
  • Global outsourcing and master service agreements, including information technology, laboratory supplies, logistics, and travel services.
  • Engineering, construction and design contracts.
  • Software licenses, software-as-a-service and other business critical technology agreements.
  • Strategic alliances and related contracts with partners in Europe, Israel, Asia and Latin America.
  • Pharmaceutical research-related contracts with academic institutions, contract research organizations and other service providers for clinical and pre-clinical research.
  • Settlement of intellectual property disputes, including related license and commercial supply agreements.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Juris Doctor
  • Fairfield University, Bachelor of Science, Accounting, magna cum laude

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association, Director, 2007 to 2014
  • New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association, Executive Board Member and Vice President Programs and Committees, 2012 to 2014
  • New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association, Chair – Life Sciences Committee, 2009 to 2014

 

Pro Bono Activities

  • Town Center Task Force, Borough of Florham Park, Chair (2012 to Present) and Member (2007 to Present)
  • Holy Family Church, Florham Park, NJ, Finance Committee, Member, 2003 to Present, Parish Trustee, 2014 to Present
  • County College of Morris Foundation, Board Member, 2011 to 2014