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Michael R. Littenberg

Ropes & Gray LLP

New York, NY, USA

Michael R. Littenberg, a partner in the New York office, specializes in corporate finance and ongoing securities law compliance, mergers & acquisitions, and venture capital transactions.

Michael is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars, has authored numerous articles and is frequently quoted as an expert in the business and specialty press on topics pertaining to his areas of expertise. Michael is listed in Who's Who in Securities Law and in New York Super Lawyers for securities and corporate finance. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Tulane University Law School, where he was an editor of the Tulane Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif, and his B.S. from Indiana University.

Selected Publications

“Additional Supply Chain Disclosures by U.S. Public Companies Proposed,” SRZ Client Alert, July 8, 2014 (co-author); republished in Westlaw Journal – Securities Litigation & Regulation, August 2014

“Breaking News — Motion to Stay Conflict Minerals Rule Denied — June 2 Filing Deadline Remains In Effect,” SRZ Client Alert, May 14, 2014 (co-author)

“SEC Publishes Statement on Conflict Minerals Reporting – Important New Guidance on Timing, Product Labeling and Audit Requirements,” SRZ Client Alert, April 30, 2014 (co-author)

Selected Speaking Engagements

“Conflict Minerals,” ISM Risk Management Summit, July 2014

“Integrating OFAC and FCPA Compliance with Your Conflict Minerals Compliance Program — Strategies for Mitigating Risk,” SRZ Advanced Conflict Minerals Rule Compliance Series Webinar, July 2014

“The First Year of Compliance: Lessons Learned and Recommendations for 2014,” Marcus Evans 2nd Conflict Minerals Reporting and Supply Chain Transparency Conference, June 2014

Other Distinctions
  • New York Super Lawyers — New York Metro Top 100 Lawyers (2012-13)
  • New York Super Lawyers — Securities and Corporate Finance (multiple years)
  • Investment Dealers' Digest Who's Who in Securities Law
  • Deal of the Year, U.S. Public Debt (Marine Money, 2010)
  • High Yield Bond Deal of the Year (International Financial Review, 2009)
  • Complinet Editorial Advisory Board
  • Law360 Corporate Finance Advisory Board (Past)
  • Chair, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce (Past)
  • Annual Fund Chair, Tulane Law School (Past)
Bar Admissions 
  • New York
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1990
    • Associate Editor, Tulane Law Review
    • Order of the Coif
  • Indiana University, B.S., 1987 


  • Securities & Capital Markets
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Capital Markets & REITs
  • Private Equity
  • PIPEs
  • Financial Institutions
Michael R. Littenberg is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Ropes & Gray LLP, Article: Corporate Social Responsibility Compliance in 2018, and Beyond—An Overview for In-House Legal Counsel (March 12, 2018) - Pocket MBA 2018: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals, Monday, October 01, 2018
Live Seminar  Live Seminar 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 07, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 07, 2018, New York, NY

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