Michael J. Kuh | New York | Hogan Lovells

Michael J. Kuh

Office Managing Partner Corporate & Finance

Kuh Michael

Michael J. Kuh
Kuh Michael
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Clients turn to Michael Kuh for strategic legal advice in high-stakes private equity, M&A, emerging companies, and venture capital transactions in the private capital, consumer, technology, sports, and media industries.

Michael represents corporate clients, private equity firms and their portfolio companies, financial investors, emerging companies and established companies, and principals in all stages of an investment and in all aspects of a transaction. He also counsels companies and boards on corporate governance matters, complex commercial transactions, and joint ventures.

Michael also maintains a leading sports and entertainment practice, advising some of the most prestigious sporting organizations, including athletic teams, leagues, national governing bodies of sport, and major international bodies. He represented the successful international bid by Canada, Mexico, and the United States to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup, as well as served as lead outside counsel creating the National Women's Soccer League. He has also represented domestic and international entities in managing the bidding, evaluation, and award process to host the Olympic Games.

Representative experience

Goop.com on the issuance and sale of equity, as well as multiple other corporate matters.

Toronto-based online real estate listings portal BuzzBuzzHome on its acquisition by data-driven housing market solution provider Zonda.

GP Strategies Corporation on the sale of its EtaPRO business to Toshiba America Energy Systems Corporation, a global manufacturer of energy solutions.

A major New York-based hedge fund on a number of preferred equity investments in technology-focused and other companies.

Oracle Cloud to become the official cloud provider to England's Premier League, providing data and analytics and machine learning technologies to its global audience.

A technology company in becoming the cloud infrastructure provider and sponsor of a Formula 1 team.

WeConvene, a New York-based web platform that manages the corporate access process for the investment community, as borrower, on joint ventures, investments, and a venture debt transaction.

J. Tsai Sports in connection with its acquisition of an expansion team in the National Lacrosse League, which team will be located in Las Vegas.

Arctos Capital on its approval to be an NBA Member, and its acquisition of a minority interest in the Golden State Warriors, the first transaction in the NBA involving a private investment fund.

Pulse Sports & Entertainment in an agreement to represent the English Premier League Everton Football Club in its U.S. expansion.

Harmonix Management LLC, a California-based venture capital firm, on a number of equity investments.

Prime Movers Lab on a number of equity investments.

Terra CO2 Technologies on a number of venture capital transactions.

The founder of CrossFit, the fitness company, in his re-acquisition of the company, and on general corporate governance matters.*

Advised regarding the selection of the hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games.*

The bid committee on the successful United Bid of Canada, Mexico, and the United States to host the FIFA 2026 World Cup™.*

The majority owner of Major League Soccer team D.C. United in selling his ownership position to a consortium of investors.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.


  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 2003
  • B.A., Swarthmore College, with honors, 1994
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