Legal Partner
Attorney at Law, LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law

Michael Kunz

Applying his entrepreneurial mindset to client matters: Your go-to expert for digitalization and digital transformation.



Michael Kunz is a seasoned professional who advises startups and established companies on the development, operation and commercialization of blockchain-based applications. With a focus on layer one protocols, DeFi applications, DePINs, and DAOs, Michael offers a unique blend of technical and legal expertise. He also assists clients with regulatory matters and intellectual property rights management, including open source licensing.

As a strong advocate of pragmatic solutions, Michael operates primarily in advisory and contract drafting roles, allowing his clients to focus on their core business.


2016 Admitted to the Washington State Bar (USA)
2016 University of Washington (LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law and Policy)
2013 Admitted to the Swiss Bar
2011 University of Zurich (MLaw)
2010 University of Zurich (BLaw)


German, English, French, Spanish

Work Experience

since 2023 Legal Partner at MME
2018 - 2023 Senior Legal Associate at MME
2017 - 2018 Legal Associate at MME
2017 Attorney at Intellectual Ventures, Bellevue (USA)
2017 Attorney at Seattle Symphony, Seattle (USA)
2016 Legal Intern at CoMotion Innovation Center, Seattle (USA)
2013 - 2015 Attorney at a Swiss Legal Protection Insurance Company
2011 Law Clerk at the District Court of Wil (SG)



  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Washington State Bar Association (WSBA)