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Michael L. Cypers

Michael L. Cypers

Glaser Weil Frank Howard Avchen & Shapiro LLP

Los Angeles, CA, USA


As a partner in Glaser Weil’s Litigation Department, Michael Cypers focuses on complex financial cases. He is an experienced trial lawyer who has tried multiple cases dealing with civil securities, corporate, partnership, financing and fiduciary duty.

Mr. Cypers successful trial work on behalf of a private equity fund that rescinded investment contracts earned a “Top High Impact Verdict” in California distinction in 2010 by the Los Angeles Daily Journal. He has tried several disputes before juries involving financial statements, including a seven-month class action alleging $1 billion in damages that resulted in a defense verdict for Mr. Cypers’ client.

Based in Los Angeles for more than three decades, Mr. Cypers’ practice reaches across the nation and around the world. He successfully represented a private equity firm in its securing rights to solar energy projects in Canada; he represented a public pension in a dispute with a Wall Street securities firm and he represented the majority founders of a venture capital firm in separating from a minority founder. He has also litigated civil securities matters relating to Enron, Cendant, McKesson and Sprint.

Mr. Cypers was an adjunct professor of law at Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley from 1997 until 2012, teaching seminars on securities litigation, corporate governance and advanced civil litigation.

Michael L. Cypers is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Regulatory and Enforcement Trends and Update - Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2017: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know, Monday, July 24, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Regulatory and Enforcement Trends and Update - Regulatory and Enforcement Trends and Update, Monday, July 24, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Regulatory and Enforcement Trends and Update - Regulatory and Enforcement Trends and Update, Monday, July 24, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Regulatory and Enforcement Trends and Update - Regulatory and Enforcement Trends and Update, Monday, July 24, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2017: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, San Francisco, CA
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