G. Michael Bellinger

G. Michael Bellinger

G. Michael Bellinger

Co-chair, Internal Investigations and White-Collar Defense

2 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005
212-238-8665, Fax: 212-732-3232
bellinger@clm.comDownload Vcard

Practice Description

G. Michael Bellinger is a litigation partner with nearly 30 years of experience in the areas of white-collar criminal defense, internal corporate investigations, FCPA investigations, complex commercial litigation, securities law litigation, and employment law litigation.

Michael has extensive experience representing numerous individuals and entities, such as Fortune 500 companies, corporate executives, physicians, investment bankers, federal and state elected officials, media celebrities, and other professionals before various federal and state agencies, including the United States Attorney’s Offices for the Southern, Northern and Eastern Districts of New York, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the United States Department of Justice and the New York State’s Attorney General’s, Inspector General’s, and Public Integrity Offices.

In addition, Michael has represented major corporations, institutions, and individuals in a number of high-profile prosecutions alleging wire and mail fraud, health care fraud and securities fraud. Michael also successfully defended some of the nation’s best-known companies in employment law proceedings involving allegations relating to race, age, gender, origin, and disability discrimination.


  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit


  • The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • National Association of Criminal Defense
  • The New York Council of Defense Lawyers
  • New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct (Referee)
  • Essex County Environmental Commissioner, New Jersey
  • Brookdale Park Conservatory, General Counsel

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