Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon

Michael A. Smeader

Michael A. Smeader


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f: 716.768.2838

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Buffalo Office

The Avant Building
200 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14202

Michael's primary focuses are mergers and acquisitions and intellectual property transactions.

Prior to joining Michael was a senior associate at Blair Roach LLP practicing in the areas of business and corporate law, intellectual property law, and labor & employment law.

Representative Experience

  • Representing PCB Piezotronics, a designer and manufacturer of sensors used by scientists and engineers, in the sale of PCB for $580 million
  • Stock acquisition of a medical products company with significant intellectual property
  • Leveraged restructuring of subsidiary group of a publicly traded multinational corporation
  • Licensing of internet deliverable information services for hospitals and medical practices
  • Licensing of educational software and related development services to governmental customers
  • Financing of a contractual public-private partnership for a real estate development project

Practice Areas


  • University at Buffalo, B.A., 1993
  • New England School of Law, J.D., 1998

Admitted To Practice

  • New York

Civic Activities

  • The Great Lakes Experience, Inc.
  • Silo City Arts


  • Named an Empire State Counsel Honoree by the New York State Bar Association for the exemplary pro bono service provision, 2018

Prior Experience

  • Damon Morey LLP, Special Counsel
  • Blair Roach LLP, Senior Associate