Mike joined Greenspring Associates in 2014 as the Firm’s General Counsel. Previously, Mike was the Partner-in-Charge of Venable LLP’s Baltimore Office. Historically, Mike’s practice centered on all aspects of corporate planning and business advisory services with a special focus on private equity and venture capital. He has regularly been recognized as one of the region’s top business lawyers in the Baltimore Business Journal, Baltimore Smart CEO, Baltimore Magazine, Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA. He is Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Rated. In 2012 and 2013, Mr. Baader was recognized by Super Lawyers as one of the “Top 100 Lawyers” in Maryland. Mike holds a J.D. with honors from The College of William and Mary and is a graduate of the University of Virginia.