Michael Karran

Managing Director

New York

Michael Karran is a Managing Director in Mintz Group’s New York office who specializes in providing diligence support to institutional investors and global corporations in a broad range of sectors.  He primarily works with private equity firms, venture capital firms, investment banks, pension funds, corporations, and M&A counsel at various stages of a transaction – from diligencing management teams to vetting new talent. 

Since joining the firm in 2007, Michael has overseen and worked on hundreds of projects of varying issues and areas, including consumer and securities fraud, transaction diligence, insider trading investigations, asset traces, and product liability disputes.  Earlier in his career, Michael served as an investigator in Mintz Group’s computer forensics practice.

For several years beginning in 2018, Michael was based in the Mintz Group’s Toronto office, where he focused on accelerating the integration of an acquired company; hiring and training new and existing staff; overseeing a team dedicated to the firm’s largest clients; and advising on methods to help facilitate integration of Canadian business. 

Michael’s most significant matters have included: managing an investigation into allegations that a U.S. entity illegally misappropriated borrowed funds into Sri Lanka; serving as a key investigator on a multi-billion dollar document fraud case on behalf of a foreign government; and revealing the identity of an anonymous individual defaming a high-profile client.

Michael earned a Bachelor’s degree from Queens College, where he majored in accounting and minored in economics.




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