Michael L. Bernstein


Current Position

Arnold & Porter
601 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001

Tel: 202-942-5577
Fax: 202-942-5999
Email: michael.bernstein@arnoldporter.com

Class: XX (2009)Circuit: Fourth


Brandeis University, A.B. cum laude (1986)
Northwestern University, J.D. cum laude (1989)

Professional Career

Partner, Arnold & Porter (1997-)
Associate, Arnold & Porter (1990-96)
Law Clerk, Judge Judith N. Keep, U.S. District Court for the S.D. Cal. (1989-90)


American Bankruptcy Institute, Member of the Board of Directors
Advisory Committee on Labor and Benefits of the ABI Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11, Co-Chair


Bankruptcy in Practice 5th ed. ABI 2015 (Co-author)
Chapter 11- 101: The Nuts & Bolts of Chapter 11 Practice ABI 2007 (Co-author)
Arnold & Porter Manual for Trade Creditors
Numerous articles and CLE presentations


Best Lawyers in America,
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business,
The Legal 500 US: Corporate and Finance,
Guide to the World's Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers,
Washington D.C. SuperLawyers,
Lawdragon 3000 Leading Lawyers in America,
The Washington Business Journal, "Top Washington Lawyers" Finalist for Bankruptcy
Washingtonian Magazine, "Top Lawyers" for Bankruptcy
American Bankruptcy Institute, Publications Award