Michael Rogoff, Co-Chair of Kaye Scholer’s Complex Commercial Litigation Department and Chair of the White Collar Litigation and Internal Investigations Practice Group, is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer whose practice is concentrated in the areas of white collar and civil litigation. He has represented major US and international corporations, as well as corporate directors and individuals, in a wide variety of disputes involving health care, securities, product liability, antitrust, consumer class action, trademark and copyright, trade secrets and breach of contract. Michael is also experienced in conducting internal investigations, as well as representing clients in SEC and grand jury investigations. He is a co-author of the Kaye Scholer LLP Deskbook on Internal Investigations, Corporate Compliance and White Collar Issues (Practising Law Institute 2014).
Michael was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York from 1991 to 1997, where he investigated and prosecuted federal criminal cases involving fraud, labor racketeering, money laundering, narcotics trafficking and murder in aid of racketeering. During his tenure, Michael received the distinguished Director’s Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant United States Attorney.
Michael is nationally recognized as a leading attorney by Chambers USA (2014), which quoted clients describing him as “‘very practical and results-oriented’” with “‘excellent legal skills and tremendous communication skills.’” Sources also noted that “‘he brings sharp, strategic judgment to bear in a broad scope of litigation matters.’” Michael has also been recognized in “Criminal Defense: White-Collar” byBest Lawyers 2014 and was honored as one of the “Best Law Firm Writers of 2011” by the Burton Awards for Legal Achievement.