Mike Dornik

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Mike Dornik is an associate in the Lewis Bess Williams and Weese Business and Corporate and Intellectual Property practice groups. His experience includes technology licensing, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing, business formation, and business governance matters.

Prior to joining Lewis Bess, Mike worked in private practice at a boutique law firm focused on venture capital financings, technology, and mergers and acquisitions. Before entering private practice, Mike practiced in-house at a satellite communications, technology, and entertainment company and at a network and endpoint technology security company.

In his free time, Mike enjoys rock climbing, Brazilian jiu jitsu, skiing, hunting, fishing, surfing, literary fiction, creative writing, and cooking.


University of Colorado, J.D. (2014)
University of St. Thomas, B.A. Finance, B.S. Economics, magna cum laude (2008)

Bar and Court Admissions

Colorado (2014)

Honors and Distinctions

Former Managing Director of the Deming Center Venture Fund at the University of Colorado Student Attorney with the CU Law Entrepreneurial Law Clinic

Community Involvement

Veterans in Residence mentor
Student attorney supervisor with the CU Law Entrepreneurial Law Clinic

Publications and Presentations

Michael Dornik & Milton Smith, Small Satellite Industry and Legal Perspectives in the United States, Small Satellites 67–82 (2016).