Mike Trahar is an associate in the Litigation Department. He represents international insurance companies, accounting firms and accountants, public companies and other institutions in private commercial litigation, government enforcement litigation, internal investigations, compliance issues and related counseling. Mike has conducted numerous FCPA investigations overseas, defended accountants and auditors against SEC and PCAOB enforcement, and he has represented insurance companies, accounting firms and other businesses and individuals in complex trials in state and federal court.
Prior to attending law school and joining Willkie, Mike was an infantry officer in the U.S. Marine Corps for 12 years. He planned, coordinated and executed numerous multinational coalition exercises and U.S. and NATO contingency operations throughout Asia, the Pacific Ocean, the Persian Gulf and the Mediterranean and Adriatic seas, and trained more than 3,000 Marine recruits at MCRD San Diego, CA.