Michael Gottlieb

Michael Gottlieb currently serves as a partner at Boies Schiller Flexner LLP.  He has been recognized as a Rising Star by the National Law Journal, one of the Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 in Washington D.C., a Cybersecurity Trailblazer, and a Law360 MVP.  He has represented U.S. and international clients facing challenges under U.S. and international sanctions regimes. He has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in litigation and arbitration, including complex commercial disputes, constitutional litigation, securities litigation, media and defamation matters, and cross-border disputes, including suits against foreign governments brought under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act.  Previously Mr. Gottlieb served as Associate Counsel to President Barack Obama, as the Senior Civilian of an international civil-military task force devoted to rule of law and anti-corruption development in Afghanistan, as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California, and as a staffer on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. He is a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.