Michael A. Prokop

Michael A. Prokop

Of Counsel
Location:
Paramus, New Jersey
Phone:
201-254-0777
Fax:
201-712-9444
Email:

Michael is Of Counsel to the firm and a former business unit general counsel at Honeywell. Michael has extensive experience structuring and negotiating a wide variety of contracts and transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, global supply and purchase agreements, multi-party international shared facility arrangements, software and information technology agreements, and pharmaceutical research agreements as well as the supply, purchase, non-disclosure and similar agreements that a business faces on a daily basis. Michael uses his experience as a business general counsel and leadership team member to assist businesses in finding practical solutions to problems. Examples include:

  • Commercial agreements relating to the purchase and supply of goods and services, energy, distribution, contract manufacturing, and research and technology.
  • Nineteen completed domestic and international acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures.
  • Long-term supply and shared-services agreements in connection with the divestiture of integrated manufacturing operations.
  • Global outsourcing and master service agreements, including information technology, laboratory supplies, logistics, and travel services.
  • Engineering, construction and design contracts.
  • Software licenses, software-as-a-service and other business critical technology agreements.
  • Strategic alliances and related contracts with partners in Europe, Israel, Asia and Latin America.
  • Pharmaceutical research-related contracts with academic institutions, contract research organizations and other service providers for clinical and pre-clinical research.
  • Settlement of intellectual property disputes, including related license and commercial supply agreements.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1984
  • New York, 1985

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 1984
  • Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut
    • B.S. magna cum laude - 1980
    • Major: Accounting

Classes/Seminars

  • Co-Chair, Annual All-Day CLE Conference, New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association, Director, 2007 - 2014
  • New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association, Executive Board Member and Vice President Programs and Committees, 2012 - 2014
  • New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association, Chair – Life Sciences Committee, 2009 - 2014

Pro Bono Activities

  • Town Center Task Force, Borough of Florham Park, Member, 2007 - Present
  • Town Center Task Force, Borough of Florham Park, Chairman, 2012 - Present
  • Holy Family Church, Florham Park, NJ, Finance Committee, Member, 2003 - Present
  • Holy Family Church, Florham Park, NJ, Finance Committee, Parish Trustee, 2014 - Present
  • County College of Morris Foundation, Board Member, 2011 - 2014