Michael J. Medveckus


Michael Medveckus concentrates his practice in business and finance law. For nearly 30 years, clients have counted on him to provide an efficient and practical approach to structuring, negotiating, and closing complex transactions. He serves a wide range of clients in areas such as:

  • Gaming and sports betting commercial agreements
  • Acquisitions, divestitures, and investments in the gaming, chemical, pharmaceutical, senior care, services, and other industries
  • Private placements and finance in the real estate and other industries
  • Joint ventures and other strategic transactions
  • Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act notification filings
  • Private investment funds

In the gaming and sports betting market, Michael has assisted numerous clients with an array of commercial agreements. These have included management agreements, business-to-business service agreements, market access agreements, joint ventures, acquisitions, and sales. His gaming industry experience has supported owners and operators of bricks and mortar racetracks, casinos, and sports books, as well as online casinos and sports books.

In the mergers and acquisitions area, he has guided numerous buyers and sellers in the acquisition and divestiture of the equity and assets of a variety of businesses. This has often included transactions involving the carve-out of a discrete division or operation from a larger corporation and distressed sales. He is also instrumental in helping the firm’s clients comply with the antitrust notification requirements under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act.

In the private investment fund area, Michael draws on broad securities and finance experience to guide fund sponsors through issues involving Investment Company Act exemptions, securities disclosures, private placement qualifications under the Securities Act, and entity formation and governance. In this regard, Michael has developed and documented private investment funds, including real estate funds, buy-out funds, hedge funds, and feeder funds. He can assist clients well beyond the formation stage with acquisitions, financings, and dispositions.


  • Negotiated and drafted market access, service, and management agreements for domestic and international gaming and sports betting clients.
  • Led the legal team in a $300 million sale of a defense industry government contractor.
  • Managed and closed the acquisition of a highly regulated pharmaceutical API manufacturer.
  • Advised a pharmaceutical company in a strategic bio-technology investment.
  • Frequently advise a family office with respect to its venture capital technology investments.
  • Advised a specialty chemicals company in its acquisitions of several different divisions and subsidiaries from large international chemicals companies.
  • Advised a sophisticated securities trading company in a complex series of transactions involving multiple mergers, a tender offer, a $70 million venture capital investment, and ultimately a sale to a major worldwide financial services company.
  • Formation of private investment funds.
  • Counseled various start-up enterprises in structuring and financing.

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  • Philadelphia Bar Association



  • Pennsylvania


  • Vassar College, BA, cum laude
  • University of Michigan Law School, JD, cum laude