Michael J. Lohnes is a litigator who clients describe as “talented and persuasive” as well as “detailed and aggressive in his approach.” Mike helps clients find the most effective and cost efficient way to accomplish their goals. He focuses his practice on disputes related to the financial services industry, state and federal securities laws, regulatory and internal investigations, white collar defense and anti-fraud counseling. Mike has represented numerous clients in enforcement proceedings and investigations before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and other regulatory bodies. He has successfully represented diverse clients in Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitrations and has vast experience litigating the full spectrum of securities class action and derivative lawsuits, including those involving allegations of fraud, misleading proxy statements and short-swing trading. Mike has also successfully defended multiple publicly traded companies and their officers and directors in actions asserting state law claims in the merger and say-on-pay contexts. In addition, he practices extensively in complex commercial disputes, including those involving insurance fraud and consumer finance.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Michael J. Lohnes