Michael T. Mervis


Proskauer Rose LLP

Michael Mervis is a partner in the Litigation Department in Proskauer's New York office and serves as vice chair of the Commercial Litigation Practice Group.

As a trial lawyer, Michael focuses in the areas of complex commercial litigation, intellectual property litigation, litigation concerning distressed loans and investments, and entertainment industry litigation. He has participated in numerous bench and jury trials, as well as arbitration hearings, in a wide variety of jurisdictions across the U.S.

Michael’s intellectual property work focuses on false advertising litigation, and involves representing advertisers before the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus. He also represents content owners in significant copyright disputes, and is active in the representation of clients in non-compete and trade secret litigation.

Michael is the firm’s hiring partner and has long served as co-chair of the firm’s Summer Associate Program. He graduated from Bowdoin College, summa cum laude, and earned his J.D. at New York University School of Law.