Michael Hefter

Michael Hefter

New York

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 212 918 3032

Fax +1 212 918 3100

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

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.

Awards and recognitions


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

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

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