Michael H. Rogers

Partner
Overview

Overview

Michael H. Rogers focuses on prosecuting complex securities fraud cases on behalf of institutional investors. Currently, Mike is actively involved in prosecuting In re Goldman Sachs, Inc. Securities Litigation; Arkansas Teacher Retirement System v. State Street Corp; 3226701 Canada, Inc. v. Qualcomm, Inc.; Public Employees' Retirement System of Mississippi v. Sprouts Farmers Markets, Inc.; and In re Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. Securities Litigation.

Since joining Labaton Sucharow, Mike has been a member of the lead or co-lead counsel teams in federal securities class actions against Countrywide Financial Corp. ($624 million settlement), HealthSouth Corp. ($671 million settlement), Mercury Interactive Corp. ($117.5 million settlement), and Computer Sciences Corp. ($97.5 million settlement).

Prior to joining Labaton Sucharow, Mike was an attorney at Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP, where he practiced securities and antitrust litigation, representing international banking institutions bringing federal securities and other claims against major banks, auditing firms, ratings agencies and individuals in complex multidistrict litigation. He also represented an international chemical shipping firm in arbitration of antitrust and other claims against conspirator ship owners.

Mike began his career as an attorney at Sullivan & Cromwell, where he was part of Microsoft's defense team in the remedies phase of the Department of Justice antitrust action against the company.

Mike received a J.D., magna cum laude, from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, where he was a member of the Cardozo Law Review. He earned a B.A., magna cum laude, in Literature-Writing from Columbia University.

Mike is proficient in Spanish.

Education

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University
J.D., magna cum laude,  2001

Columbia University
B.A., Literature-Writing, magna cum laude, 1995

Admissions

2002, New York

U.S. District Court
2002, Southern District of New York
2002, Eastern District of New York