Michael Krauss, a former Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, advises banks, corporations, trustees, and investors on complex financial and business disputes, as well as corporate trust and structured product matters. Michael routinely litigates disputes arising from insolvencies, particularly where a business’s collapse was brought about by criminal fraud. He works with clients to defend liability claims, recover assets, and respond to government investigations. Michael represents banks and other creditors to enforce commercial loan remedies, defend counterparty claims, and resolve inter-creditor disputes.
Michael is the Pro Bono Coordinator for the Minneapolis office and his practice includes matters related to asylum, guardianship, the death penalty, and criminal appeals. He also is working with former Justice Alan Page and others on the proposed Page Amendment to the Minnesota constitution, which would guarantee every child’s right to a quality public education.
Michael is the editor of Minnesota CLE’s Minnesota Business Disputes: Claims and Remedies (3d ed. 2021), and author of the chapter on common law fraudulent and negligent misrepresentation.