Michael Morillo's practice focuses on government and internal investigations and strategic response matters. He has particular experience in matters involving domestic and international corruption, insider trading, financial fraud, and related issues. His clients include major multinational corporations, technology companies and financial institutions. 

Mr. Morillo represents clients in both civil and criminal investigations before the US Department of Justice (DOJ), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), state attorneys general offices, and other regulators. As part of his investigations practice, he manages complex case teams, conducts witness interviews, supervises multijurisdictional document collections and reviews, and prepares external and internal presentations and reports. He also advises legal, compliance, and audit teams on remedial steps. 

In his strategic response practice, Mr. Morillo helps clients assess and manage legal and reputational risks when faced with potential crises. He has helped clients respond to and address issues related to anti-discrimination, acceptable uses of products and services, and implementation of ESG (environmental, social, governance) strategies. 

Mr. Morillo joined the firm's New York office in 2014 and moved to the Los Angeles office in 2019. He is a member of the New York and California bar associations.

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  • Education

    • JD, Stanford Law School, 2015

      Symposium Editor, Stanford Journal of Complex Litigation

    • BA, Mass Communication Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, 2011

      cum laude

  • Admissions

    • California

    • New York