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Michael R. Hackett is an associate in the Litigation Department and a member of the Private Equity & Hedge Fund Litigation practice. His practice focuses on disputes and regulation involving private investment funds, including private equity, venture capital, hedge, and real estate funds, as well as other limited partnerships, and regularly advises funds, fund sponsors, investment advisers, and institutional and individual investors.

Mike’s practice also encompasses a variety of complex commercial litigation and securities litigation matters for corporate and individual clients, most often in state and federal courts. Mike advises and represents public and private companies in areas including breach of contract, securities, financial services, corporate governance, fiduciary obligations, business torts, fraud and trade secrets, intellectual property, antitrust and government investigations.

Mike has been selected to participate in several firm committees, and has served as a member of the Associate Council, Pro Bono Initiatives Committee and the Boston office Hiring Committee.

During law school, Mike served as an intern judicial clerk to the Honorable William G. Young of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. In addition, he was a recipient of the Best Brief Award for legal writing and earned Pro Bono Honors with highest distinction.