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Richard D. Hoeg

Of Counsel


University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
  • magna cum laude; Order of the Coif
Hillsdale College, B.A.
  • Economics
  • summa cum laude

Prior Employment

  • Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C., Associate, 2005-2007

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Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan

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Rick Hoeg focuses his practice in the area of general corporate governance with particular emphasis on venture capital representation and mergers and acquisitions. He also works extensively with start-up enterprises, including those in the life science and software fields.

  • Advises clients on the multitude of issues facing new entrepreneurs
  • Counsels and aids in creation of documentation covering the provision of custom software as a service (SaaS) and related technology issues
  • Advises clients in acquisition, development, licensing, marketing, and sale of technology, with particular emphasis on software technology and information systems
  • Counsels on issues related to website development and custom associated frameworks and applications
  • Advises clients on issues arising out of technology-based intellectual property, including in connection with custom software development in and out of specially-created joint venture entities
  • Counsels clients on U.S. and international privacy law and cybersecurity matters


  • Assisted venture capital fund client in follow-on financing of Medicare management services company
  • Aided medical device client in conversion from Michigan limited liability company to Delaware corporation
  • Assisted private equity client focused on insurance services consolidation with funding and conditional acquisition of Texas-based insurance agency
  • Represented several university professors in disparate matters related to their involvement with technology-based corporations spun off from the research conducted for their university employers
  • Assisted client in multi-stage international acquisition of accreditation and certification management entities
  • Aided major real estate development client in understanding and complying with securities filing requirements in a private offering involving more than 20 states
  • Helped technology-based client examine and correct deficiencies in existing corporate records and structure so as to allow for institutional financing
  • Assisted in the purchase of a division of major paper product production company by Michigan-based competitor
  • Advised client in the acquisition of Michigan-based neuroscience corporation by national competitor
  • Advised client in financing of internet services company by Utah-based private equity fund


Ann Arbor Area Chamber of Commerce Public Policy

  • Committee Member

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  • Michigan Super Lawyers, Recognized as a Rising Star, 2010 and 2012-2015
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2018-2019
    • Recognized in practice area of Corporate Law