Michael Schultz is a Managing Director at Ankura, based in the firm’s New York and Parsippany offices, where he utilizes his diverse government and private sector experience to deliver compliance, independent monitoring, and integrity oversight services.
For more than 13 years, Mike has advised both public and private sector clients on high-profile matters, including complex investigations and litigations, regulatory compliance matters, and government enforcement actions.
Before joining Ankura, Mike served as a member of the New Jersey Attorney General’s executive staff, where he was responsible for managing the state’s high-priority litigations and enforcement actions. Mike was also responsible for conducting, managing, and overseeing investigations into alleged violations of various statutes, regulations, and ethical rules, including violations of the False Claims Act and government procurement laws, with the objective of identifying and mitigating potential fraud, waste, and abuse.
Additionally, Mike advised the New Jersey Governor’s Office and the Governor’s cabinet on a wide range of legal and policy matters, and developed and implemented significant government initiatives involving complex regulatory schemes.
Mike also has experience in the private sector, including as a partner at a law firm. There, he represented financial institutions and other business entities in complex litigation and government enforcement actions, and provided compliance and regulatory-related guidance.