H. Michael Clyde

H. Michael Clyde


Perkins Coie LLP

Recognized since 2007

Phoenix, Arizona

Practice Areas

Antitrust Law

Litigation - Antitrust

Litigation - Securities

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Antitrust Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Antitrust Law
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Michael Clyde, a partner in the firm's litigation practice, has more than 30 years of experience in securities, corporate governance, professional liability, antitrust and other complex litigation. He has represented securities issuers, directors, officers and professionals in a wide variety of litigation involving securities, corporate governance and financial disclosure and accounting issues.



In December 2009, Michael was lead trial counsel for craigslist, Inc. in eBay v. Craig Newmark, where the Delaware Chancery Court affirmed craigslist's approval of indemnification agreements for officers and directors and implementation of a staggered board. He also has represented witnesses and targets for insider trading and securities fraud investigations in front of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and other federal and state agencies.

Location

  • 2901 North Central Avenue, Suite 2000
    Phoenix, AZ 85012-2788

Education

  • University of Utah , BA

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, State Bar of Arizona

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Maricopa County Bar Association - Member
  • New York State Bar Association - Member

Perkins Coie LLP
Headquarters: Seattle, Washington

265 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

93 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Antitrust Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Antitrust Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Antitrust Law, Phoenix (2021)
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law, Phoenix (2020)
  • Antitrust Law, Phoenix (2019)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Antitrust Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Litigation - Securities

Awards:

  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in Southwest Super Lawyers, 2007, 2010 - 2013

Other Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

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