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Overview

Overview

Michael Pomeranz is an attorney in our Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice group.  He concentrates his practice on complex commercial disputes in state and federal courts throughout the country.  Michael has represented plaintiffs and defendants involving antitrust claims, business transactions, constitutional law, allegedly fraudulent transfers, and securities matters. He has managed all aspects of litigation, including pleadings, dispositive and emergency motions, fact discovery and depositions, and mediation and settlement.

Michael has devoted a portion of his practice to pro bono work, advising business improvement districts and other not-for-profit organizations on governance matters and tax exemptions. He has also successfully represented a number of naturalization applicants in their pursuit of United States citizenship. Previously, Michael was an associate in the New York office of an international law firm and a law clerk to Judge Andrea R. Wood of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and Judge Danny J. Boggs of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Education & Admissions

Education & Admissions

Education

  • Yale Law School
    J.D.
    • Morris K. Tyler Moot Court, Semifinalist  
    Yale Law and Policy Review, Notes Editor
    • Professor Owen Fiss, Research Assistant 
    • Yale University
    • B.A. in Religious Studies, with distinction 

Bar Admission

  • New York State Bar
  • Not yet licensed in Michigan (application pending)

Significant Matters

Significant Matters

Representative engagements of major financial institutions:

  • obtained a dismissal of a suit arising out of the plaintiffs’ investments in a now-bankrupt oil exploration company in Brazil and asserting claims under a variety of fraud-based theories;
  • secured favorable settlements of a putative antitrust class action and related action brought by a federal regulator concerning trading in electricity markets; and
  • obtained a favorable settlement of a putative class action alleging impermissible deductions of fees in connection with the conversion of foreign currency into U.S. dollars before distributing the cash to American depositary receipt holders.

Affiliations

Affiliations

  • Federal Bar Association, member
  • American Bar Association, member