Michael Schaper, a litigation partner in the New York office of Debevoise & Plimpton, focuses primarily on antitrust litigation, merger review and other antitrust counselling, as well as other types of complex civil and intellectual property litigation.

Mr Schaper joined the firm in 2001 and became a partner in 2011. He received a JD in 2001 from the University of Chicago Law School, where he received the Edwin F Mandel Award for outstanding contribution to the school’s clinical education programme. He received a BA magna cum laude from Tufts University in 1998. Mr Schaper is admitted to appear in numerous courts, including the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr Schaper is a member of the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Mr Schaper also serves on the Board of Directors of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts.