Mike Hoernlein is an attorney in the firm’s Litigation & Trial Practice Group. Mike represents clients in a variety of industries in business disputes, government investigations and internal investigations, with an emphasis on health care and financial services.
Prior to joining Alston & Bird, Mike maintained a solo business law practice and also worked for a combined seven years at two prominent international law firms in New York.
Mike received his B.A. from Rutgers University in 1998 and his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2001. He is admitted to practice in North Carolina and New York, including all federal courts in North Carolina and the District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Mike is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, the Mecklenburg County Bar and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (associate member). In addition, Mike is a member of the Mecklenburg County Bar Grievance Committee and the Board of Directors of Hemophilia of North Carolina.
- Represents a manufacturing company in an antitrust MDL.
- Represents health care companies and insurance companies in internal investigations.
- Represents a manufacturer of composite race car parts in a commercial dispute
- Represented an international bank in government investigations and customer lawsuits arising out of complex tax-related transactions.
- Represented a private equity management company in a high-profile investigation by the office of the New York State Attorney General.
- Represented a member of a distressed mortgage investment partnership in a federal criminal investigation into alleged fraudulent transactions.
- Represented a Swiss parent company in an SEC investigation into alleged improper accounting practices by an acquired U.S. subsidiary.
- Represented a North Carolina county in an audit of tax-exempt bonds.
- Advised a high-net-worth British client in a business dispute involving a biotechnology start-up company.
- Represented the owner of a North Carolina manufacturing company in successfully resolving a dispute over ownership.
- Represented creditors in a Chapter 11 dispute over the value of billions of dollars of current and future asbestos liability claims.