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Gabriel Hamilton

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Gabriel Hamilton provides legal services to startup businesses with an emphasis on technology and Internet companies.

Significant Representation

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Negotiated and drafted agreements for the buyer in a multi-million dollar acquisition of 17-bed residential facility for troubled youth in Michigan.
  • Represented seller and founder of a small business in sale of shares to junior partners on seller’s retirement.
  • Assisted asset manager/co-investor in multiple sales of offshore entities holding real estate assets in the People’s Republic of China.

Corporate Finance

  • Worked with real estate developer in formation of fund for investment in distressed commercial real estate.
  • Served Shanghai-based real-estate asset manager in formation of real estate private-equity partnerships in Shanghai and Tianjin.
  • Assisted startup technology company in issuing third round of preferred stock.

Intellectual Property Transactions

  • Negotiated and drafted key licensing agreements between startup enterprise-software development company and its customers.
  • Represented startup biotech firm in negotiations to license patented compounds and related intellectual property.
  • Drafted artist and production company agreements and releases for a music publishing company.

Internet Law and Trademarks

  • Drafted key arguments for defendants in Google AdWords trademark infringement action.
  • Initiated domain-name arbitration under the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy and similar national policies of the People’s Republic of China and of South Korea on behalf of a personal-care products company.
  • Assisted a university athletic program in obtaining a federally registered trademark for a distinctive color of artificial turf used on its athletic field.

Corporate Governance

  • Worked with a reporting company’s board of directors on updating the audit committee charter, corporate disclosure policy, and code of conduct both to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and to fit the company’s size and resources for internal controls and compliance.
  • Produced a top-down rewrite of the articles of incorporation and bylaws for a major health insurance plan.
  • Worked with a major health insurance plan’s board of directors on developing and updating standards, policies, and procedures related to director independence and conflicts of interest.


Law School: University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2008

High honors and Order of the Coif

Associate Editor, Texas Law Review

Undergraduate: University of Massachusetts Amherst, B.A., magna cum laude, 1998

Commonwealth Scholar


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