Michael Sommers


Michael is the senior corporate and intellectual property counsel in RVL®’s Chattanooga office. His practice areas include copyright and trademark protection, licensing and litigation, complex business transactions, corporate compliance, e-commerce, government contracts, fundraising, securities, and alternative corporate structures including gig economy and benefit companies. Prior to joining RVL®, Michael worked overseas as in-house counsel to a multinational corporation focusing on international maritime and trade disputes, and mergers and acquisitions.


Corporate & IP Counsel


(423) 708.5310

Activities & Affiliations

Board Member, Southside Council Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce

Member, Intellectual Property Constituency, ICANN

Member, Funding and Investment Structures Committee, Benefit Company Bar Association


State of Tennessee