Mike Hanin’s practice focuses 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. Mike is counsel of record to multiple investment funds – including Waterfall Asset Management, Serengeti Asset Management, One William Street Capital, Angelo Gordon & Co., Davidson Kempner Asset Management and Deer Park Road Corporation – in ongoing public litigation relating to commercial and residential mortgage-backed securities, CDOs, CLOs, and other structured products.
Mike has been recognized as a leading litigator by The Legal 500 and Benchmark Litigation. He has also been recognized by Benchmark Litigation on its “Under 40 Hot List.” Mike was recognized as a Rising Star by the New York Law Journal, making him one of only 50 attorneys selected by a panel of 24 esteemed judges. Mike has also been recognized in New York Metro Super Lawyers, and was named a Rising Star by Law360 in the banking practice area, making him one of five attorneys (and the only litigator) selected in this area, and one of only 163 attorneys nationwide.