Michael Van Riper concentrates on financial services litigation, representing the interests of an increasingly complex financial services sector on a wide range of matters. Before joining the firm, Michael served as a law clerk to Judge Raymond J. Dearie of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Before that, he was an associate attorney for a New York City criminal defense and investigations firm, and for a Chicago-based litigation firm.
Michael also served in the United States Army and is a veteran of the Iraq War, deploying with the Third Infantry Division from 2009-2010. He was also stationed in Korea and has earned a number of military honors, including three Army Commendation Medals, the Army Achievement Medal, and the Expert Infantryman Badge.
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, JD, magna cum laude, Notes and Comments Editor, Law Review, 2005
Boston College, BA, History, with Honors, 2002
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York