Michael Krauss, a former Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, advises banks, institutional trustees, and investors on an array of complex financial disputes, as well as corporate trust and structured product matters, including residential mortgage-backed securities litigation and actions alleging breach of trust. Michael also represents banks and other creditors to enforce remedies and defend counterparty claims. He routinely litigates disputes arising from insolvencies, particularly in matters where a business's collapse was brought about by criminal fraud. Michael has deep litigation experience in the highly-regulated field of tribal gaming finance.
As an Assistant United States Attorney, Michael tried multiple cases to verdict and argued more than 10 appeals before the Second Circuit. Michael has also handled pro bono matters related to asylum, guardianship, and criminal appeals.