Michael Krauss, a former Assistant US Attorney in New York, advises banks, institutional trustees, and investors on complex financial disputes.

Michael represents institutional trustees and investors in corporate trust and structured product matters, such as residential mortgage-backed securities litigation and actions alleging breach of trust.  Michael also represents leading national banks and other creditors to enforce remedies and defend counterparty claims. Michael routinely litigates disputes arising from insolvencies, particularly where the company’s collapse was brought about by criminal fraud. Michael also has extensive litigation experience in the highly-regulated field of tribal gaming finance.

Before joining DLA Piper, Michael served as an Assistant US Attorney in the Southern District of New York, and was a trial lawyer at prominent law firms in New York and Minneapolis. As an AUSA, Michael tried multiple cases to verdict and argued over 10 appeals before the Second Circuit.