Michael G. Lenett



Maryland State Senator, 2007. Senior Articles and Notes Editor, American Criminal Law Review. Associate, McGuire, Woods, Battle and Boothe, 1988-1990. Staff Attorney, 1990-1991, Senior Counsel, 1991-1993 and Special Counsel, 1993, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Adjunct Professor, The National Law Center, George Washington University, 1992-1993. Counsel, Subcommittee on Antitrust, Monopolies, and Business Rights, Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, 1993-1995. Democratic Counsel, Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, 1995-1996. President, Montgomery County District 19 Democratic Club, 1998-1999, 2000-2001. Chairman, Maryland Democratic Precinct 13-02, 1997—. Member, Board of Directors, Family Learning Solutions, 1998-2000. Author: "Taking a Bite Out of Violent Crime," University of Dayton Law Review (March 1995); "Fifth Amendment Limitations on Compelled Production of Evidence," 25 American Criminal Law Review 509 (Winter 1988); "Airport Searches and Seizures: The Pulido Court's Response to Terrorism," 25 American Criminal Law Review 549 (Winter, 1988). Co-Author: "The SEC Enters the ADR Zone," Business Law Today (ABA Jan./Feb. 1993); "Recent SEC & SRO Enforcement Initiatives Regarding Broker-Dealer Supervision & Compliance," Second Annual Supervisory & Compliance Seminar (Prentice Hall Law & Business, 1990); "Enforcement Issues Arising From the Operations of Penny Stock Broker-Dealers," Insider Trading, Fraud & Fiduciary Duty Under the Federal Securities Laws (ALI-ABA, 1990); "Compliance Officers' Supervisory Responsibilities: The Chambers Case," 4 Insights 1 (July 1990); "Defending SEC Insider Trading Investigations," Insider Trading, Fraud & Fiduciary Duty Under the Federal Securities Laws (ALI-ABA, 1989).

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Litigation
  • Torts
  • Consumer Law
  • Securities
  • Government Relations

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202-789-3960  Phone
202-789-1813  Fax
University Attended:
Brandeis University, B.A., with honors, magna cum laude, 1984; Georgetown University, M.A., 1988
Law School Attended:
Georgetown University, J.D., 1988; Georgetown University, LL.M., with Distinction, 1992
Year of First Admission:
1999, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia; 1990, District of Columbia; 1991, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1988, Virginia; 1989, Maryland; 1992, U.S. Supreme Court; 1990, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Montgomery County, Maryland State and American (Member, Sections on: Business Law; Litigation) Bar Associations; The District of Columbia Bar (Member, Sections on: Corporation, Finance and Securities Law; Litigation).
Birth Information:
New York, N.Y., February 24, 1962

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