Michael A. Hanin, partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres, focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts and in proceedings involving the Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice. His practice includes advising investment funds on potential litigation and other issues relating to their investments, particularly with respect to complex financial products, securitizations, financing, securities, real estate and accounting. He represents multiple leading investment funds – including Waterfall Asset Management, Serengeti Asset Management, One William Street Capital, Angelo Gordon, Davidson Kempner Capital Management and Deer Park Road Corporation – in ongoing public litigation involving commercial and residential mortgage-backed securities, CDOs, CLOs, and other structured products. Mike has been recognized as a leading litigator by Legal 500 and Benchmark Litigation. He has also been named a 2020 MVP of the Year for Structured Finance by Law360, a Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation and included on Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers in America 2020 list.