Michael Chen

Michael Chen joined Emerald in May 2017 and currently serves as VP, Deputy General Counsel. His responsibilities extend across all aspects of Emerald’s legal and corporate affairs, including securities, corporate governance, M&A, commercial transactions, employment, litigation, intellectual property and data privacy.  In addition, Michael maintains responsibility for Emerald’s commercial insurance program. 

Michael has more than a decade of legal experience advising public and private companies on a wide variety of corporate matters. Prior to joining Emerald, he was an attorney at top international law firms in New York and Hong Kong, where he specialized in securities and capital markets transactions. 

Michael holds a J.D. from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law and a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.