Michael D. Blanchard


Michael D. Blanchard represents officers, directors, and public and private companies in all facets of shareholder litigation, including books and records demands, derivative actions, class actions, securities enforcement matters, and various investment and business disputes. Michael has obtained numerous dismissals at the pleading stage, including, for example, the dismissal of a 1933 Act class action which Forbes magazine called a “stunning class action victory.” Where dismissal is not achievable, Michael has successfully tried cases to judges and juries alike, and has successfully litigated numerous appeals. Michael also counsels clients on litigation avoidance strategies, and is member of Morgan Lewis’s crisis management practice.