Michael S. Vogel

A founding partner of the Firm, Michael Vogel is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer who has conducted trials and argued appeals involving numerous substantive areas of law. He has litigated matters in a broad range of subject areas, including structured finance, commodities and derivatives, securities, commercial transactions, negotiable instruments, telecommunications, toxic torts, contracts, accountants’ malpractice and professional obligations, employment, insurance, civil rights, criminal law and sentencing, defamation, and internet speech. Mr. Vogel has extensive experience dealing with experts in numerous technical and scientific disciplines, including financial industry practices, genetics and dysmorphology, industrial hygiene, entymology, derivatives pricing, and accounting.

In addition, Mr. Vogel has served as a professor at the University of Illinois College of Law, where he has taught subjects including Advocacy, Civil Procedure, Commercial Disputes, Commercial Law, Evidence, Professional Responsibility, and Remedies. He also previously taught at Brooklyn Law School.

He has been an invited lecturer on many subjects, including civil litigation and contract law in the United States, electronic discovery and related privacy issues, electronic surveillance and national security, and statistical methods. He has also acted as an expert in proceedings in the United Kingdom concerning the commercial law of the United States.