Partner (New York Office)

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New York, NY 10017

+1 212 381 4970

Litigation Star


New York

Practice area:

White collar crime

Michael Feldberg has more than 40 years’ experience trying civil and criminal cases and leading litigation practices in major law firms. He has served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, as the founder and long-time head of the U.S. litigation practice at Allen & Overy LLP, and as a partner and head of the litigation practice at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP. Michael is a Fellow of The American College of Trial Lawyers and has tried over 50 cases during his career. He is also ranked among the nation’s leading White Collar Defense and Commercial Litigation attorneys by Chambers USA, which describes him as “a very effective lawyer,” and notes he’s “efficient, offers good judgment and is a pleasure to work with.” He also has been recognized as a Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation. 

Michael has represented financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies, judges, law firms, accounting firms, political figures, and senior executives across a broad range of complex disputes. His lead counsel experience includes high-profile matters involving antitrust, securities fraud, healthcare fraud, professional liability, and white collar defense. 

Michael also maintains an active pro bono practice, including serving on the trial team representing the plaintiffs – families of victims of handgun violence – in Hamilton v. Accu-Tek, a two-month trial in the Eastern District of New York against all the major handgun manufacturers. His community activities include serving on the Boards of Directors of the 92d Street Y and the Appalachian Mountain Club, the Leadership Council of Facing History and Ourselves, the Lawyers Committee of The Innocence Project, and the Dean’s Advisory Council of Harvard Law School. 

Michael is a cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School and a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College. 


Updated Sep 2021