Michael J. Caffrey Senior Counsel

New York
T 646.414.6791 | F 973.597.2547

Michael has extensive experience counseling clients on their approach to confidentiality agreements (CAs) covering transactional and other potential business relationships. He and his colleagues in the firm’s CA subgroup negotiate well over 2,000 unique agreements annually for private equity funds, international hedge funds, and other businesses. Michael is also skilled at representing clients in complex litigation matters.

As the firm’s foremost resource on CAs, Michael teaches the course “Negotiating Confidential Agreements” to first-year corporate associates.


Engineering at the Atomic Scale
New Jersey Law Journal, October 24, 2005
James Stewart, Michael Caffrey
Winter of 2003-2004, Hot One For Superfund Developments
Environmental Law Alert, March 2004
Richard Ricci, Michael Caffrey
New Jersey To Require Tests Of Private Wells
Environmental Law Alert, June 2001
Richard Ricci, Michael Caffrey

Related Areas

Investment Management


George Washington University Law School ( J.D. , 1990 ) , with honors
Fairleigh Dickinson University ( B.S. , 1984 ) , cum laude

Bar Admissions

New York
New Jersey

Court Admissions

1992 , U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
1995 , U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
1998 , U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
2005 , U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
2005 , U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York


  • American Bar Association