Michael S. Sirkin

Senior Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP

Michael S. Sirkin

Michael S. Sirkin

Senior Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP

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3

Number of Awards

31

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Co-Chair, ERISA Litigation Practice Group at Proskauer Rose LLP

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Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP

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Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP

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Senior Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP

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Senior Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP

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Co-Chair, National Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation & ERISA Litigation Practice Center at Proskauer Rose LLP

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Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP

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Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP

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Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP

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Michael S. Sirkin
Senior Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP
Education
JD
Class of 1972

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

BS
Class of 1969

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to providing services, solutions, and clinical care that help individuals and the local, national, and global communities where they live. Founded in 1766, Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate; postdoctoral fellowships to residencies; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement.

Memberships
Fellow
Current

The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, Inc. is dedicated to elevating the standards and advancing the public's understanding of the practice of employee benefits law. In pursuit of this goal, the College encourages the study and development of employee benefits laws, initiates professional discussions of significant employee benefits issues and sponsors an extensive list of Continuing Legal Education programs.

Member

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York is a voluntary association of lawyers and law students. The organization was founded in 1870 and it is headquartered in New York, NY.

Career History
US Chairman & Managing Director
Current

Jamieson Corporate Finance LLP provides corporate finance services. It provides management advice, business disposals, acquisitions support, capital raising and restructuring services. The company was founded in 2005 by Ian Jamieson and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Senior Partner
Current

Proskauer Rose LLP is a law firm in New York, NY. It offers corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, real estate transactions, bankruptcy and reorganizations, taxation, litigation, trusts and estates, intellectual property, and labor and employment law services. It serves the chemicals, entertainment, financial services, health care, hospitality, information technology, insurance, internet, manufacturing, media and communications, pharmaceuticals, real estate investment, sports, and transportation industries. The company was founded in 1875.

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
Tenure Unconfirmed

Founded in 1835, New York University School of Law has a record of academic excellence and national scholarly influence. One of the first law schools to admit women, it has been long committed to welcoming students of diverse backgrounds, people who had been discriminated against by many other institutions. Located on the University's campus in Greenwich Village, NYU Law has been a leader, and continues to be, in areas such as law and business, clinical education, public service, interdisciplinary colloquia and global studies.

Boards & Committees
Chair of Subcommittee on 403 (B) & 457 Plans
Prior

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Chair of Not-for-Profit Committee
Prior

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York is a voluntary association of lawyers and law students. The organization was founded in 1870 and it is headquartered in New York, NY.

Co-Chair of Employee Benefits Committee
Prior

The New York County Lawyers' Association, also known as the NYCLA, is a bar association located in New York City. The New York County Lawyers' Association was founded in 1908 because the existing bar association excluded some lawyers from membership due to their race, gender, ethnicity or religion. A meeting held in Carnegie Hall in 1907 determined to create a "democratic bar association" and 143 attorneys incorporated the NYCLA a few months later. The association is located at the New York County Lawyers' Association Building in Lower Manhattan.

Member of the Advisory Committee for the Tax Exempt Government Entity Division
Prior

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the revenue service of the United States federal government. The government agency is a bureau of the Department of the Treasury, and is under the immediate direction of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue. The IRS is responsible for collecting taxes and the interpretation and enforcement of the Internal Revenue Code. The first income tax was assessed in 1862 to raise funds for the American Civil War, with a rate of 3%. Today the IRS collects over $2.4 trillion each tax year from around 234 million tax returns.

Political Donations
$1,000
2015

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

$2,500
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$500
2010

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

Transactions
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TSG Consumer Partners LLC purchases Pathway Vet Alliance LLC from Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (Private Equity)

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Bridgepoint Advisers Ltd., Bridgepoint Group Ltd. (United Kingdom) purchase Qualitest Group UK Ltd. from Marlin Management Co. LLC

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Cisco Systems, Inc. purchases NDS Group Holdings Ltd. from Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., Permira Advisers LLP

Awards & Honors
2013
Best Lawyers - The Best Lawyers in America
2012
Best Lawyers - The Best Lawyers in America
2012
Super Lawyers Magazine - New York Super Lawyers
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