Education
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1993
    • cum laude
  • University of Rochester, B.A., 1990
    • summa cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa
Bar Memberships
  • New York, 1994
  • Washington, D.C., 1996
Work Experience
  • Hinckley Allen
    • Partner (2012 - Present)
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP | Albany, NY
    • Shareholder (partner) (2007-2012)
  • United States Department of Justice | Washington, D.C.
    • Trial Attorney, Criminal Division, Fraud Section (2003-2006)
  • O'Connell and Aronowitz | Albany, NY
    • Partner (2000-2003)
    • Associate (1995-1999)
Professional Affiliations
  • Albany County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Committee on Character and Fitness, Third Judicial District, Member
  • Federal-State Judicial Advisory Council, Member
  • New York State Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Honors & Awards
  • Assistant Attorney General’s Award for Financial Integrity (2004)
  • Best Lawyers of America® (2010 - 2018), Lawyer of the Year (2013, 2017) Recognized for Commercial Litigation and Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Super Lawyers,Upstate New York (2011 - 2017)
Charitable & Civic Involvement
  • Bethlehem Youth Hockey, Board Member and Learn To Play Coordinator
Lectureships

Frequent lecturer and panelist on wide range of issues, including responding to government investigations; attorney client privilege; handling high-profile cases; corporate fraud; negotiating plea agreements; Department of Justice policies and procedures; and trial strategies and tactics. See Mike’s news & insights for more.