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Michael M. Besser helps companies and individuals respond to SEC enforcement defense cases and other government investigations based on alleged violations of a wide range of civil, criminal, and administrative laws. His practice focuses on representing clients in the health care and financial services industries, but Mike has also handled matters involving cryptocurrency, fraud, commercial litigation, and intellectual property rights.

Mike also has an active pro bono practice, which includes assisting with appeals in death penalty cases, representing individuals and small companies in civil suits, and advising non-profits on a variety of matters.

On Nov. 7, 2022, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire granted the Securities and Exchange Commission’s motion for summary judgment in SEC v. LBRY, Inc.

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On Dec. 12, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission brought what crypto followers consider one of the most consequential enforcement actions related to the sale of cryptocurrency since the

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