Michael Erdmann has more than 10 years of experience representing clients in complex investigations and e-discovery matters. His representation focuses on corporations and their officers and directors in matters related to allegations of FCPA violations, commercial bribery, corruption, accounting fraud, and criminal negligence. His experience includes conducting internal investigations in both foreign and domestic markets and defending against government investigations.
Beyond his investigation experience, Michael has extensive e-discovery experience serving as coordinating strategic discovery counsel for privilege review matters in a large-scale internal investigation of a Fortune 500 company, as well as in related DOJ and SEC investigations. He has managed the legal and technical aspects of e-discovery in connection with multiple large-scale electronic document reviews and reads, analyzes, and translates Spanish and Portuguese language documents.
Michael has devoted hundreds of hours to participating in the Firmwide pro bono initiative representing women in immigration and asylum proceedings stemming from domestic abuse, gang violence, and political persecution. In recognition of his pro bono contributions, he has gained admission to the Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas. He also has served on a panel at an AmeriCorps seminar for their members titled "Life After AmeriCorps."
- The University of Tulsa (J.D. 2006); The University of Texas at Austin (B.A. 2003)