Michael H. Park

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Michael Park focuses his practice on litigation and securities enforcement matters. He represents clients facing investigations and litigation against the U.S. Department of Justice, the SEC, FINRA, and other federal and state regulators in a wide range of subject areas, including securities, criminal, commercial, administrative, and constitutional law.

Mr. Park’s previous experiences include serving as an Attorney-Adviser in the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Legal Counsel, where he advised White House and other Executive Branch officials on a variety of complex matters, including responding to sensitive congressional investigations.

Mr. Park received the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s “2013 Best Lawyers Under 40” award recognizing attorneys who have demonstrated prominence in the practice of law and dedication to the Asian Pacific American community.

In addition, Mr. Park was previously an associate in the litigation and securities enforcement departments of an international law firm.

Significant Representations

  • Representing investment banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds, private equity firms, and individuals in a wide array of matters, including securities enforcement investigations, insider trading matters, and complex commercial litigation.
  • Representing Indian tribal businesses in a lawsuit against the New York Attorney General. Represented Deutsche Bank in a False Claims Act lawsuit brought by the Department of Justice.
  • Represented Rubin Schron, a New York real estate investor, in a complex civil dispute over control of a major nursing-home company.
  • Represented Oppenheimer Funds in securities class actions relating to prospectus disclosures about municipal securities investments.
  • Represented a firearms company in connection with an FCPA investigation by the Department of Justice.
  • Represented a financial institution in connection with a pay-to-play investigation by the SEC.
  • Represented a major investment bank in class action litigation relating to IPOs of technology companies.
  • Represented a financial institution in connection with market-timing investigations by the New York Attorney General and the SEC.

Education

Princeton University, A.B., 1998, magna cum laude, Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, certificate in Engineering Management Systems

Yale Law School, J.D., 2001, Managing Editor of the Yale Law Journal, finalist for the Benjamin Cardozo Brief Writing Prize in Moot Court

Court Admissions

Supreme Court of the United States
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Bar Admissions/Qualifications

New York

Clerkships

Honorable Samuel A. Alito, Jr., Supreme Court of the United States
Honorable Samuel A. Alito, Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Memberships

Asian American Bar Association of New York, Career Placement and Judiciary Committee Co-Chair
Supreme Court Historical Society, Board of Trustees
Operation Exodus Inner City, Board of Directors