Mr. Pinnisi provides General Counsel and business dispute resolution services for corporate clients across the country.
His General Counsel services are offered primarily in the area of corporate finance. Dispute resolution services are typically provided in the context of high-stakes litigation with diverse commercial or scientific subject matter, venued in New York City, Washington D.C., and other major cities. Mr. Pinnisi often is engaged to manage cases and matters being handled by other law firms, in the manner of an in-house counsel. His cases have been resolved successfully by negotiation, applications to the court, and jury verdicts, as the matter required. He provides litigation risk management advice, conducts sensitive internal corporate investigations, and negotiates and drafts complex contracts.
He draws upon more than three decades of experience in public, private, and academic work to bring rounded judgment to his engagements. His professional experience includes service as an Honor Program Trial Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York, a special-assignment AUSA in Washington, D.C., an associate with Shearman & Sterling and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, in-house General Counsel of high tech companies, and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Cornell Law School.
He is an honor graduate of Cornell University and Cornell Law School, a frequent speaker to bar and business groups, and a recipient of awards for upholding high ethical standards in the practice of law.
Admitted 1986, New York
Professional Webpage: http://www.pinnisianderson.com/Michael-Pinnisi.html
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