Michael Levy is a partner in Sidley Austin’s New York office and a member of the firm’s white collar: government litigation and investigations group. Mike’s practice focuses on white collar criminal defence at the trial and appellate level, securities and commodities enforcement matters, and internal corporate investigations. Prior to joining Sidley, Mike spent 13 years as a federal prosecutor in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. During that time, Mike prosecuted cases in a variety of the US Attorney’s Office’s white collar units, including the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, the Complex Frauds Unit and the Public Corruption Unit, before serving three years as that office’s chief appellate attorney. Mike is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Virginia School of Law.