MICHAEL MANN is a partner in Sidley’s White Collar: Government Litigation and Investigations practice, where he strategically counsels and defends companies, financial institutions and related individuals in internal, criminal and regulatory investigations, prosecutions and litigations. He is a trusted advisor to senior management and boards of directors faced with some of their most complex and sensitive enforcement and investigation-related issues, including matters concerning alleged bribery and corruption, money laundering, and other forms of financial and ethical misconduct.
Michael has been involved in cross-border matters representing U.S. and international companies across a variety of industries and sectors. He regularly counsels companies and their boards on the design, implementation and maintenance of anti-corruption compliance programs, the development of proactive risk assessments and the due diligence of business partners in international business transactions. Michael also represents clients in an array of complex commercial litigation and employment disputes in federal and state courts, as well as in arbitral forums.
Michael was recently recognized as one of five white collar “Rising Stars” under age 40 by Law360. He was also recognized at both the inaugural and second annual Euromoney LMG Americas Rising Star Awards as “Best in white collar crime.” Michael has been recommended as an international leader in “Business Crime Defence” by Who’s Who Legal, and as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine, a Thomson Reuters publication. He has served on Law360’s White Collar Editorial Advisory Board and the American Bar Association’s Global Anti-Corruption Committee. Michael is a member of the Board of Visitors of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Maryland, College Park, and serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council (DAC) for the University at Buffalo Law School.
Admissions & Certifications
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
- U.S. District Court, E.D. of New York
- U.S. District Court, W.D. of New York
- U.S. District Court, S.D. of New York
- New York
- University at Buffalo Law School, The State University of New York, J.D., 2006 (cum laude, Managing Editor, Buffalo Law Review)
- University of Maryland, B.A., 2002