Attorney at Law, Troutman Sanders LLP
Michael Kuhn is an attorney in the Corporate and in the International Practice Section at Troutman Sanders LLP.
Mr. Kuhn practices in the areas of commercial, corporate and employment law, with a strong emphasis on
international matters. He represents U.S. companies engaged in projects in the U.S. and abroad as well as
European companies with business interests in the U.S., particularly in Virginia.
Mr. Kuhnís experience includes counseling corporations, partnerships and lim-ited liability companies on
legal matters arising under both U.S. and interna-tional law. Having practiced in both the U.S. and
Germany, Mr. Kuhn has unique expertise particularly in assisting German clients in understanding and
complying with the laws of those jurisdictions by explaining applicable legal requirements in terms that
are understandable as he is fluent in both spoken and written German and English.
He has assisted German, Austrian and Swiss management in establishing in-vestment and inbound immigration
projects in the U.S. and other jurisdictions. Mr. Kuhn has also represented a variety of emerging
technology companies including biotech, high-tech manufacturing, software and microelectronics. He has
also worked for the multi-national corporations Hewlett-Packard and Up-john. Additionally, he has gained
in-depth knowledge of legal as well as non-legal business issues (i.e., human resources, marketing, sales,
cultural issues) that are necessary to understand the specific needs of clients doing business abroad,
enabling him to find cost-effective business solutions based on practical experience.
Mr. Kuhn is a member of the bars of Virginia, New York and Germany. He re-ceived law degrees from the
University of Heidelberg School of Law, Germany, in 1988 and the Dickinson School of Law at Penn State
University in 1995.