Michael T. Rave

New Jersey
One Jefferson Road
Parsippany, NJ 07054-2891
T: (973) 966 8123
F: (973) 206 6791

Michael T. Rave – Partner

Professional Experience

Michael T. Rave counsels business entities on corporate and securities law issues including mergers and acquisitions and public and private capital raising. Mr. Rave advises public companies on federal securities law compliance and corporate governance. He also advises financial institutions on state and federal regulatory issues. Mr. Rave was the law clerk to The Honorable Edward M. Coleman, Superior Court of New Jersey, Somerset County, during the 1995-1996 term.

According to the 2013 edition of Chambers USA: "Described as 'very capable and conscientious,' Michael Rave is acknowledged by many for both his technical [experience] and accessibility to clients."

Practice Areas

News, Publications & Presentations


  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D., 1994
  • Catholic University of America, B.A., 1990


  • State of New Jersey, 1995

Professional Affiliations

  • New Jersey Corporation and Business Law Study Commission, Chairman
  • American Bar Association, Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities and Subcommittee on Corporate Governance
  • American Bar Association, Mergers & Acquisitions Market Trends Subcommittee of Mergers & Acquisitions Committee

Awards and Achievements

  • Named by New Jersey Law Journal as one of the top "40 under 40" in the July 18, 2006, special section

  • Recognized as a New Jersey Super Lawyer in the area of mergers & acquisitions, 2008-2014

  • Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, 2009-2014

  • Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Newark Securities / Capital Markets Lawyer of the Year, 2013

  • Chosen for inclusion in the Chambers USA Legal Directory as a leading corporate and mergers and acquisitions attorney in New Jersey, 2008-2013