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Michael G. Burnett practices complex securities litigation at the Firm, where he consults with institutional clients on corporate fraud in the securities markets as well as corporate governance issues.


  • In re Foreign Exchange Benchmark Rates Antitrust Litigation, No. 13-cv-7789 (S.D.N.Y.) ($2 billion settlement)
  • Alaska Electrical Pension Fund v. Bank of America Corporation, No. 14-cv-7126 (S.D.N.Y) ($325 million settlement)
  • In re GSE Bonds Antitrust Litig., No. 1:19-cv-01704 (S.D.N.Y.) ($386 million settlement)
  • Rubenstein v. Oilsands Quest Inc., 11-cv-288 (S.D.N.Y.) ($10.2 million settlement)
  • Union Asset Management Holding AG v. SanDisk LLC, No. 3:15-cv-01455-VC (N.D. Cal.) ($50 million settlement)
  • Putman Bank v. Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., No 1:19-cv-00439 (S.D.N.Y.)
  • Dahl v. Bain Capital Partners, No. 07-cv-12388 (D. Mass.) ($590.5 million settlement)


Member of the Nebraska Bar Association 


  • Admitted to the Nebraska Supreme Court and United States District Court, District of Nebraska


  • Creighton University School of Law (J.D., 1984) 
  • Creighton University (B.A. Finance, 1981)


  • In addition to his work with the Firm, Mr. Burnett has specialized in intellectual property and related law