Michael Pineiro, a partner at MNR, is an experienced litigator whose practice focuses on complex business litigation, investor and partnership disputes, white collar criminal defense, government enforcement defense, and internal investigations. Mr. Pineiro has represented entities and individuals on both the plaintiff and defense side in numerous high-profile matters, including cases relating to alleged violations of federal securities, the federal false claims act, products liability, health care fraud, and tortious economic misconduct.
Before joining MNR, Mr. Pineiro was an associate at Kobre & Kim LLP in Miami, Florida, where his practice was focused on securities litigation, government enforcement defense, and complex commercial litigation. Mr. Pineiro clerked for Judge Adalberto Jordan on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Mr. Pineiro was named a Rising Star by Florida Super Lawyer Magazine from 2013-2016, and one of the 40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. He was recently appointed by Chief U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore to the Ad Hoc Committee on Rules and Procedures for the U.S. District Court for Southern District of Florida.
Mr. Pineiro is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Cuban American Bar Association, and has served on the 21st Century Schools Bond Advisory Committee, which monitors the implementation of a $1.2 billion bond to improve Miami-Dade public schools.
Mr. Pineiro received his A.B., cum laude, from Harvard University, and his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fisk Stone Scholar.
Michael A. Pineiro recent representations include: