Michael Rosen provides general corporate, finance and business counsel to a wide range of public, private, for-profit and not-for-profit clients, working with them to identify and achieve the best legal solutions to their objectives.

Among the public companies with which Mr. Rosen has worked are Barnes & Noble, Inc. and GameStop Corp., and he previously served as a member of the Board of Directors for both companies. He has written and lectured on a variety of legal subjects ranging from the effects of pre-trial publicity to issues arising under the federal securities laws. Mr. Rosen has also held leadership roles within the firm, and served as Chairman of Robinson Silverman Pearce Aronsohn & Berman LLP prior to its 2002 merger with Bryan Cave LLP.

Mr. Rosen is Chairman of the Board of the New York City AHRC Foundation, an organization that aids children and adults with Down Syndrome, autism and other developmental disabilities. In February 2009, he was honored at the annual Thurman Munson Award Dinner, receiving the Corporate Hero Award for his efforts.

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • Law Clerk to Hon. Irving R. Kaufman, Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1965-1966
    • AHRC New York City Foundation, Inc. – President and Chairman; recipient of the Corporate Hero Award, 2009 
    • New York City Chapter of NYSARC, Inc. – Director and Chairman of its Legal and Legislative Committee
    • AHRC New York City Foundation, Inc. – President and Chairman; recipient of the Corporate Hero Award, 2009 
    • New York City Chapter of NYSARC, Inc. – Director and Chairman of its Legal and Legislative Committee
    • New York City Chapter of NYSARC, Inc. – Director and Chairman of its Legal and Legislative Committee
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Professional Affiliations

    • The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
    • American Bar Association
    • Federal Bar Council
    • American Bar Association
    • Federal Bar Council
    • Federal Bar Council
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Publications

  • "Current Trends in Professional Service Firms," New York Law Journal Seminar, October 7, 1997

Speaking Engagements

  • "Ethics and the Business of Law," Federal Bar Council Annual Meeting, St. John, Feb. 23, 2001
  • "Board Training, Board Responsibility-The New OMRDD Regulations," Ellenville, N.Y., Oct. 24, 1998
  • "Obligations of Directors of Not-For-Profit Corporations," Niagara Falls, N.Y., Oct. 18, 1997