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Michael M. Klotz (Mike)
Associate

Contact

(T) +1.212.326.3796
(F) +1.212.755.7306

Education

  • Wake Forest University (J.D. magna cum laude 2015; Order of the Coif; A.J. Fletcher Scholar; Editorial Staff, Wake Forest Law Review); Cornell University (Ph.D. in English Literature 2007); The Johns Hopkins University (B.A. in Psychology 2001; Phi Beta Kappa)

Bar Admissions

  • New York and U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

Clerkships

  • Intern to Judge Catherine Eagles, U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina (Summer 2013)

Michael Klotz is a litigator focusing on complex commercial litigation involving financial products, contract disputes, allegations of tortious conduct, and statutory claims. He has experience defending putative class action lawsuits under federal statutes including the TCPA, the Sherman Act, and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934. He regularly represents a credit reporting agency in consumer litigation involving claims under the FCRA and analogous state statutes.

Mike is committed to pro bono legal service and has worked on behalf of clients seeking asylum and petitioning for clemency. He regularly represents clients in child support and child custody matters in the New York City Family Court system.

Prior to attending law school, Mike taught English literature and writing courses at The Johns Hopkins University and Wake Forest University. He is author of "Avoiding Inconsistent Interpretations: U.S. v. Kelly, the Fourth Circuit, and the Need for a Certification Procedure in North Carolina," Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 49, No. 4, Fall 2014.


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