Michael’s practice focuses on securities fraud, corporate governance, and shareholder rights litigation. 

Since joining the firm, Michael has helped investors achieve over $1 billion in recoveries, including in securities class actions against Wells Fargo ($480 million), Signet Jewelers ($240 million), SCANA ($192.5 million), Allergan ($130 million), CenturyLink ($55 million), and Henry Schein ($35 million), and derivative litigation against McKesson ($175 million).  He is currently a senior member of the teams prosecuting securities class actions against NVIDIA, Farfetch, Grand Canyon Education, and Energy Transfer, as well as the team prosecuting claims on behalf of institutional investors that have suffered losses in connection with investments in the Allianz Structured Alpha Funds.

Prior to joining the firm, Michael was a litigation associate at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, where he represented financial services and other companies in securities class action, shareholder rights, antitrust, and commercial litigation matters in state and federal court.  He also gained considerable experience representing companies and individuals in investigations and inquiries by regulatory bodies, including the SEC, DOJ, FTC, and FINRA.