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Michael Hefter

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Hefter Michael

Michael Hefter
Hefter Michael
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Michael Hefter is a trial lawyer with decades of experience leading clients through complex jury and bench trials in federal and state courts. He brings bold solutions to clients facing complicated disputes.

Michael's litigation portfolio includes matters involving: breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and other business disputes, securities litigation, RICO actions, construction litigation, structured finance disputes, post-acquisition disputes, corporate governance (including mergers and acquisition litigation), claims involving lender liability issues, shareholder class and derivative actions, claims involving LLC and limited partnership issues and structures, bankruptcy related.

Michael has represented clients in numerous industries, including energy, power and utilities, insurance, health care, investment and commercial banking, private equity and hedge funds, venture capital, real estate, shipping, accounting, telecommunications, aerospace and defense, chemicals, and computer software.


  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, with honors, 1991
  • B.A., University of Michigan, 1988
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  • New York



Litigation: Securities (New York)

Chambers USA

40 Under 40

National Law Journal

Dispute Resolution: General Commercial Disputes

Legal 500 US
2007, 2009-2010, 2017

Business Litigation

Super Lawyers