Michael Winograd is a partner in the Litigation Practice group. Michael has twenty years of experience representing large corporations and financial institutions, as well as their directors and officers, in high stakes litigations. His practice includes a broad range of commercial, securities, bankruptcy, and other complex civil litigation, as well as regulatory proceedings and internal investigations.
Michael has litigated in federal and state courts throughout the United States and before domestic and foreign arbitration panels and regulatory agencies. He has successfully litigated matters through judgment, negotiated settlements, and represented clients on both sides of expedited applications for emergency relief. He also routinely counsels entities and their boards on strategy and risks in connection with potential disputes and transactions.
Michael spent the first nearly two decades of his career as a litigator at large, international law firms. He has been an adjunct professor of law at the Fordham University School of Law since 2003, where he teaches Legal Writing and Research for LL.M.s. Prior to law school, Michael played professional soccer in Israel, coached men’s soccer at the University of Richmond, and co-started up a second division professional A-League soccer franchise. In 2018, he was a second-ballot candidate for President of U.S. Soccer after a national campaign that garnered widespread praise.