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Sidley Austin LLP

Michael J Schmidtberger

New York, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
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Michael Schmidtberger is chair of the firm's executive committee and he is known for his work on credit fund formations.
"He's an exceptional lawyer, someone who has years of deep experience in the industry." "He is one of the biggest names in the business."
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Michael Schmidtberger is the chair of the firm’s Executive Committee. He previously served as a global co-leader of the Investment Funds group and managing partner of Sidley’s New York office.

His principal areas of practice are securities and futures-related funds and corporate transactions, including related regulatory matters. Mike advises and represents clients in domestic and international offerings of hedge funds, fund of funds, public and private commodity pools and structured derivative and principal-protected transactions. He has also counseled clients in numerous fund restructurings and work-out situations.

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Mike is co-chair of the Board of Directors of the United Way of New York City, and a member of the Columbia College Board of Visitors. Mike is the firm’s representative to the Partnership for New York City, the nonprofit membership organization comprising New York business leaders. He is also a Trustee of the Citizens Budget Commission, New York's leading economic and fiscal research organization.

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In March 2013, Mike received The John Jay Award, which is presented to members of the Columbia College family for distinguished professional achievement. He received the Columbia University Alumni Medal at commencement in May 2018.

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