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Michael Woolf

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Nashville, TN

Boon Legal
41 Peabody St
Nashville, TN 37210
Phone: 615-625-0518
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed in Tennessee Since: 2016
Practice Areas: Business/Corporate (40%), Intellectual Property (20%), Technology Transactions (20%), Entertainment & Sports (10%), Mergers & Acquisitions (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Founder of Boon Legal LLC, attorney Michael Woolf represents clients in Middle Tennessee in matters of business law. Believing that businesses can thrive when people are put first, he helps his clients find creative solutions to common problems. In his legal practice, he works with the following industries: video games, tech startups, small businesses, general corporations, entrepreneurs, entertainment and emerging companies.

Mr. Woolf graduated with his Juris Doctor from Belmont University College of Law in 2016 and is admitted to practice in the state of Tennessee. Before becoming an attorney, he was an entrepreneur who contributed, directed and designed over 50 interactive software titles. These included innovative enterprise and business applications, state-scaled education platforms, large scale motion control simulators/rides and military training simulators.

Since becoming an attorney, Mr. Boone has earned the Tennessee Supreme Court Attorneys for Justice award and has received the Pro Bono Service Award for five consecutive years starting in 2016. He is actively engaged in his community and is the chair of Video Gaming for Film-Com, an advisor and speaker at The Wond’ry at Vanderbilt University, an advisor for the Nashville Entrepreneur Center and a board member of the Nashville Shakespeare Festival.

Before opening his own firm, Mr. Woolf served on the corporate finance and securities group within the emerging companies team for a national firm headquartered in Memphis, giving him extensive insight into what businesses need to thrive. Prepared to ask the tough questions and provide answers to complex situations, he has the unique ability to see problems from several different perspectives to find the best possible solution.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Business/Corporate
  • 20%Intellectual Property
  • 20%Technology Transactions
  • 10%Entertainment & Sports
  • 10%Mergers & Acquisitions
Focus Areas

Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Contracts, Business Organizations, Copyrights, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law, Internet, Science and Technology Law, Entertainment, Sports & Leisure Law

Selections

3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

About Michael Woolf

First Admitted: 2016, Tennessee

Professional Webpage: https://www.boonlegal.com/michael-woolf

Bar/Professional Activity

  • State of Tennessee

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Nashville Shakespeare Festival, Board Member
  • Film-Com, Chair of Video Gaming
  • The Wond'ry at Vanderbilt University, Advisor / Speaker
  • Nashville Entrepreneur Center, Advisor

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Top Legal Issues for Startups, SCORE / Pathway WBC | November 2019
  • Transmedia & New Frontiers, Panelist, Film-Com | Jun 2015
  • Monetizing Transmedia and Gaming Projects: Designing Concepts to Sell and Current Trends, Panelist, Film-Com | Jun 2016
  • Film/Television Transmedia Hour, Featured Guest, Acme Radio | Nov 2016
  • Gaming & Virtual Reality, Panel Moderator, Film-Com | Jun 2017
  • 'Paging Dr. Bot' – The Emergence of AI and Machine Learning in Healthcare, ABA Health eSource, American Bar Association | Oct 2017
  • Artificial Intelligence: ‘Paging Dr. Bot’, Chicago Medicine Magazine, Chicago Medical Society | Nov 2017
  • Basic Photoshop for Startups, The Wond'ry at Vanderbilt | March 2018
  • Top Legal Issues for Startups, Nashville Entrepreneur Center | April 2018
  • Basic Photoshop for Startups, The Wond'ry at Vanderbilt | October 2018
  • Author, Artificial Intelligence: “Paging Dr. Bot”, Chicago Medicine Magazine (Nov. 2017), Chicago Medical Society, Healthcare, Legal, Technology, AI, Machine Learning, Medicine, 2017
  • Author, 'Paging Dr. Bot' – The Emergence of AI and Machine Learning in Healthcare, ABA Health eSource (Oct. 2017), American Bar Association, Healthcare, Legal, Technology, AI, Machine Learning, Medicine, 2017

Representative Clients

  • Companies with technology offerings, especially software as service (SaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) offerings
  • Early- and mid-stage companies with $500k -$10m in annual revenue
  • Entrepreneurs and small- and medium-sized business (SMB) operators looking for budget able and scalable ongoing legal support
  • Founders, startups, and emerging companies

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Advisor, The Wond'ry at Vanderbilt, 2016-present
  • Advisor, Nashville Entrepreneur Center, 2014-present
  • Board Member, Nashville Shakespeare Festival, 2018-present

Educational Background

  • University of Memphis, Bachelor of Professional Studies, 1996

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • LPP - Legal Project Practitioner, issued by the International Institute of Legal Project Management, 2018

Honors/Awards

  • Attorneys for Justice, Pro-Bono Award, TN Supreme Court, 2020
  • Attorneys for Justice, Pro-Bono Award, TN Supreme Court, 2019
  • Attorneys for Justice, Pro-Bono Award, TN Supreme Court, 2018
  • Attorney for Justice Pro-Bono Award, TN Supreme Court, 2017
  • Law Student for Justice, TN Supreme Court, 2016

Industry Groups

  • Business
  • Emerging Companies
  • Entertainment
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Film
  • General Corporate
  • Small Businesses
  • SMB
  • Start-ups
  • Tech
  • Tech Start-Ups
  • Television
  • Video Games
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Office Location for Michael Woolf

41 Peabody St
Nashville, TN 37210

Phone: 615-625-0518

Last Updated: 7/22/2021

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