Michael Hefter

Michael Hefter

Partner, New York

Email michael.hefter@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 212 918 3032

Fax +1 212 918 3100

Practice groupLitigation

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, healthcare, investment and commercial banking, private equity and hedge funds, venture capital, real estate, shipping, accounting, telecommunications, aerospace and defense, chemicals, and computer software.

Awards and recognitions


40 Under 40
National Law Journal

2007, 2009-2010, 2017

Business Litigation
Super Lawyers

Education and admissions


J.D., Emory University School of Law, with honors, 1991

B.A., University of Michigan, 1988

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

Latest thinking and events

Hogan Lovells Publications

How to draft for concurrent delay wherever your projects are

Published Works

Scope of Section 220 Discovery After 'Wal-Mart' New York Law Journal

Published Works

Revisiting Reasonable Reliance in Credit Fraud Cases New York Law Journal

Published Works

Too Late? Applying Class Action Tolling in Securities Arena New York Law Journal

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