Kaleo Legal Adds Mike McCollum to its Corporate Practice

Richmond, VA – Kaleo Legal welcomes Mike McCollum to the firm as a member of its Corporate
Practice, with a particular focus on advising entrepreneurs and high-growth businesses. Mike
regularly works with early-stage and emerging companies and entrepreneurs to navigate the
complicated legal landscape so that they can focus on growing their companies. He counsels
clients on structuring private equity offerings and with issues ranging from entity formation and
founders’ agreements to raising capital and intellectual property.

Mike earned his Masters of Law degree in entrepreneurship from the Duke University School of
Law and started working with entrepreneurs as a legal advisor to the First Flight Venture Center
in Durham, North Carolina. Since returning to Richmond he has worked with dozens of startup
companies across a wide range of industries, and serves as a mentor volunteer with a number of
community and non-profit organizations that support entrepreneurs and small businesses. Mike
also teaches several courses at the University of Richmond School of Law, including Advising the
Entrepreneur and Entertainment Law. Mike was most recently part of the law firm of Kaplan
Voekler Cunningham & Frank, where he worked as an attorney practicing corporate and securities

“Mike is a natural fit for our firm,” said Kaleo Legal Founding Partner Tina McRae. “He couples a
passion and commitment for growing business in Virginia with a focus on practicing law as a true
counselor, integrating himself as part of the business team and always focused on adding value
to his clients’ businesses.”

“We are thrilled to have Mike join our team here in Richmond,” said Kaleo Legal Partner William
P. Dickinson III. “Mike has strong ties with the bustling start-up community in town. Joining an
entrepreneurial firm like Kaleo Legal aligns perfectly with his practice, clients, and his commitment
to that community.”

Mike earned his LLM from Duke University, cum laude, his J.D. from the University of Richmond,
cum laude, and was awarded the Order of the Coif and was a member of the McNeil Law Society.
He also earned a Masters of Arts in military history from Norwich University, and a Bachelor of
Arts from Middlebury College.

About Kaleo Legal
Kaleo Legal is a regional firm, with attorneys located in Virginia, Maryland, and Florida. Kaleo
Legal has largely dispensed with the billable hour in providing in-house and general counsel
services on a fractional basis. Kaleo Legal aims to become an extension of its clients’ legal
departments, expanding their capacity in a cost-effective manner with seasoned counsel, and
without adding head-count to the company’s payroll. The firm performs most of its work on a
monthly subscription basis, although it also offers a variety of alternative fee arrangements to
meet the needs of its clients. With a strict policy of low overhead, and by operating on a largely
virtual basis, Kaleo Legal is able to provide the highest level of legal service at substantially
discounted prices compared to other firms providing commensurate levels of sophisticated