Michael J. Devereaux is a partner of the firm. Mr. Devereaux is one of the Preeminent Attorneys in America. He has been a Preeminent Attorney in America since 1998 and continues to be so recognized. Mr. Devereaux is also recognized by the number one attorney rating service in the world as having the very highest skill and ethical rating awarded to attorneys. Mr. Devereaux litigated and tried complex, national, multi-district litigation involving corporations, securities law and professionals, including lawyers, accountants, physicians, directors and officers, psychiatrists and others. Mr. Devereaux represented and continues to represent Fortune 500 companies.
Mr. Devereaux received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Hofstra University and his Juris Doctorate from St. John’s University School of Law where he was a Finalist in the prestigious Rev. Tinnelly Best Oralist Moot Court Competition. He was a finalist or semi-finalist in all the competitions that he entered. He argued before the late Jerome Prince. He won the honor of representing St. John’s University School of Law in the prestigious National Moot Court Law Competition. He was an Associate Justice of Moot Court, Vice-Chair of the Client Counseling Board, and received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Lawyer’s Fund for Client Protection.
Mr. Devereaux is a member of the American Bar Association; New York State Bar Association, (Member, Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Committee on Professional Liability, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York; New York County Lawyer’s Association, (member, Environmental Law Committee, 1989); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; New York State Trial Lawyers Association; Professional Liability Underwriting Society.