Michael H. Rogers concentrates his practice 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 and Arkansas Teacher Retirement System v. State Street Corp.
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 Corporation ($671 million settlement) and Mercury Interactive Corp. ($117.5 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.