Michael Gramer is an associate in the Litigation Group whose practice focuses on complex litigation and regulatory inquiries. He has experience in federal and state courts, with a focus on representing insurance companies in a broad range of litigation and regulatory matters. He also defends companies and officers and directors in securities class actions and shareholder derivative lawsuits. Mr. Gramer joined Debevoise in 2017. From 2012 – 2013, he clerked for the Hon. Paul G. Gardephe, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. From 2014 – 2016, Mr. Gramer was a litigation associate at an international law firm in New York working on a variety of white collar and general commercial litigation matters. Mr. Gramer was previously an Associate General Counsel at McKinsey & Company where he was responsible for client-related investigation, arbitration and litigation matters. Mr. Gramer received a J.D. from the University of Texas School of law in 2012, and B.A. summa cum laude from Stony Brook University in 2004, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Mr. Gramer is a member of the Bar of New York. He is also admitted to appear before the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Mr. Gramer is also a member of the Federal Bar Council and the Federal Bar Council Inn of Court.