As Senior Vice President of Worldwide Litigation, Mike is primarily responsible for FRT’s Non-US Opt-In, Antitrust, and US Opt-Out services. In that role, he helps clients navigate the many challenges in evaluating recovery opportunities, analyze the associated risks, and build a comprehensive shareholder litigation program that maximizes returns while minimizing risk. He has a deep working knowledge of securities litigation worldwide, and a rich network of relationships in the US and abroad with lawyers, funders, and other professionals involved in recovery efforts, all of which he brings to bear for FRT clients. A licensed attorney since 1991, before joining FRT, Mike was a Partner at Berman DeValerio & Pease, one of the country’s leading law firms prosecuting securities, consumer, and antitrust litigation for institutional investors. Mike holds a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School and a B.A. in Economics, magna cum laude, from Swarthmore College.