A legal resource for entrepreneurs and creative professionals.

Springer Law is a boutique practice designed to serve all of your startup and entertainment law needs.



Business Formation

Start your LLC, corporation, or partnership.  Flat rates available.

Entertainment Law

License or option rights, produce your project, or distribute your film. Springer Law has a solution for it all.


Convertible notes, SAFEs, KISSs.  Negotiate financing or prepare a term sheet for your next deal.

Corporate Governance

Structure your company with Articles of Organization/Incorporation and Amendments thereto. 

Contract Drafting

Businesses are run through contracts.  Whether you need to draft an agreement or review a draft given to you, Springer Law handles a variety of contracts.


Protect your rights or defend yourself from a lawsuit.

General Legal Advice

Ask questions about running your company, regulatory or statutory compliance, or contracts.

And more​


Springer Law began with a simple premise: Starting and running a business shouldn't be any more difficult than it already is. 

Coming from a family of entrepreneurs, Mr. Springer understands the drive to create a prosperous and self-sustaining company and does not believe that drive should be stifled by looming legal bills or complex legal code. 


Knowledgeable attorneys can assist owners with the varied legal aspects associated with running a company, allowing owners to focus on the business of their companies. But most big law firms, while filled with many capable and experienced attorneys, cater primarily to well established institutions.  The traditional law firm model not only places such attorneys outside the price range of most small businesses and start-ups, but also lacks the versatility to service the unique situations in which many smaller companies find themselves.  

That's where Springer Law comes in.  Using Springer Law, small businesses and start-ups get the law firm credentials, while also receiving a tailor-made service with a pricing structure that doesn't break the bank or prevent the business from getting off the ground.  

Let Springer Law work for you.


Tel: (718) 635-0209


Harvard Law School

J.D., 2013, cum laude 


Texas A&M University

B.B.A., 2009, magna cum laude

New York

Southern District of New York

Eastern District of New York

Michael Springer's practice focuses on small business law, venture finance, entertainment law, intellectual property, and commercial litigation.  He represents both investors and start-ups/small businesses. 

Prior to opening his own practice, Mr. Springer clerked in the Southern District of New York for the Honorable William H. Pauley III. He also worked as a litigation associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where he handled all aspects of regulatory and complex commercial litigation matters.  


While in law school, he was a winner of the Ames Moot Court Competition, was awarded best brief in the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, and served as a Technical Editor for the Harvard International Law Journal.  

Michael engages in substantial non-profit work and serves as the Secretary and a Director on the board for Project Explorer.  He also works as an attorney for the deceptive advertising watchdog, TruthinAdvertising.org.

Representative matters:

Represented filmmaker in domestic and world-wide distribution for Robin's Wish (#1 documentary on iTunes in 2020).

Formed LLC and drafted operating agreement for direct-to-consumer, fashion-retail company; amended its operating agreement to add a new member; represented the company during negotiations for various agreements, including drop-shipping agreements and vendor agreements.  

Represented a venture capital company in capital raise for one of its portfolio companies and in amending the operating agreement for the company. 

Represented filmmaker in obtaining copyright license and life rights agreement for his film.

Drafted option/purchase agreement for producer's acquisition of certain literary rights for television and film projects. ​

Represented mining company in multi-billion dollar SEC enforcement action and related class action lawsuit, including motion practice, witness interviews, and depositions.  

Drafted operating agreement for a start-up using artificial intelligence to provide business solutions.

Drafted business broker agreement for the sale of a start-up.  

Represented several Chinese issuers in various putative securities class actions, successfully opposing a motion to remand under SLUSA and securing multiple dismissals.

Reviewed funding agreement for children's education television show to be produced by a non-profit.

Researched and drafted amicus brief in support of respondents in King v. Burwell and petitioners in Obergefell v. Hodges, before the U.S. Supreme Court.  





Email:        info@springer-law.com
Tel:             (718) 635-0209

Location:  142 West 57th St.

10th Fl.

New York, NY 10019

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