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Michel M. Marcoux

Partner Birmingham
(205) 226-8746
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  • The University of Alabama School of Law
    J.D., 2008, cum laude
  • Washington & Lee University
    B.A., 2001, cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama, 2008
About Michel
  • What types of clients do you represent?

    I regularly represent issuers, broker-dealers, registered investment advisers and other venture capital and private equity investors with respect to private offerings of equity and debt securities. In addition, I routinely handle a variety of mergers and acquisitions and joint venture transactions for clients - especially in the healthcare and financial services spaces.

  • What previous experiences, prior to your work at Balch, influence your practice?
  • What do you find most exciting about your work?
  • Private offerings: Acted as lead counsel to multiple issuer and broker-dealer clients on over 50 initial and follow-on private offerings involving the sale of debt and equity securities that have raised more than $500 million.
  • Alternative capital raises: Represented privately-held and publicly-traded companies on dozens of alternative equity financings, including tax credits, EB-5 and Private Investment in Public Equity (PIPE) financings.
  • Healthcare M&A: Representation of healthcare company with billions in annual revenue with regard to several bolt-on mergers and acquisitions transactions of smaller companies.
  • Financial services M&A: Representation of financial services company in several asset purchase transactions of other financial services companies for more than $120 million in the aggregate and the related draw-down of an existing credit facility.
  • Restaurant acquisition transaction: Lead counsel to restaurant holding company with respect to its stock acquisition of an entity that owns and franchises restaurants in multiple states, as well as a related 506(b) private offering to raise proceeds for the acquisition.
  • Sale of diagnostic company: Represented privately-held cancer diagnostic test developer in all-stock merger with a publicly-held healthcare company valued at approximately $27 million.
  • Private fund formation: Represented timber investment management organization on formation of $1 billion open-ended domestic fund and, separately, multiple other private equity clients on more than a dozen fund formations and over $200 million in related private equity transactions.
  • Hospital sale: Represented Alabama healthcare authority in the asset sale of an acute care hospital and related medical office building assets and facilities to another Alabama healthcare authority.
  • HIPAA compliance: Lead counsel to multiple HIPAA covered entities and business associates with respect to compliance issues, including privacy and security risk assessments, drafting and implementing policies and procedures, training, and addressing actual and potential breaches of protected health information (PHI).
        • The University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 2008, cum laude
        • Washington & Lee University, B.A., 2001, cum laude
        Bar Admissions
        • Alabama, 2008
        Professional Affiliations
        • American Health Lawyers Association
        • American Bar Association
        • Birmingham Bar Association
        Awards & Accolades
        • Mid-South Super Lawyer, Rising Star, 2016
        • Birmingham Magazine, Top Attorney, 2017
        Community Involvement
        • Innovation Depot, board member
        • Alabama State Bar Health Law Section, Vice Chair
        • Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama, roundtable member
        • Children’s of Alabama Committee for the Future