Michael A. Rogovin is an associate in the New York office. He received a B.A. in History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1999 and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 2003. Mr. Rogovin is admitted to the Bar of the State of New York and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Mr. Rogovin has litigated shareholder actions in connection with mergers and acquisitions and represents a broad spectrum of clients in complex class actions including securities class actions and shareholder derivative actions in federal and state courts.

Most recently, he prosecuted a federal class action that alleged receipt of, and failure to adequately disclose, the receipt of transfer agent fees by a national mutual fund firm (In re Smith Barney Transfer Agent Litigation, No. 95-cv-7583 (WHP) (S.D.N.Y.)), (preliminarily approval entered October 7, 2013).

Mr. Rogovin was a member of the firm’s litigation team in the prosecution of a federal class action that alleged receipt of, and failure to adequately disclose, secret revenue sharing payments by a national brokerage firm (Spahn v. Edward D. Jones & Co., et al., 04 cv 00086 (HEA)), which resulted in the recovery of $127.5 million on behalf of Edward Jones’ clients.

Mr. Rogovin also served on the firm’s litigation team in numerous derivative actions involving corporations and issues of national prominence. When Freddie Mac, the government-sponsored public corporation entrusted with maintaining liquidity in the United States’ mortgage markets, announced one of the largest financial restatements in corporate history, he successfully assisted in the effort to recover the company’s damages, recouping more than $100 million (Sadowsky Testamentary Trust v. Brendsel et al. f/b/o Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, 05 cv 2596).

Mr. Rogovin also devotes significant time to volunteer work, completing over 150 projects for New York Cares, with a focus on elementary education.

Email Michael Rogovin at mrogovin@weisslawllp.com