Michael Trauben is a partner at Singh, Singh & Trauben, LLP and focuses on the areas of complex commercial and business litigation and entertainment, media and intellectual property law, including trademark and copyright litigation. With a wide range of entertainment and business law experience, Mr. Trauben has represented Grammy-award winning artists and producers, leading private record and production companies, music publishers, global entertainment, media and technology corporations, premier internet advertising networks, global nutritional supplement companies, celebrities, professional athletes, documentarians, filmmakers, screenwriters and high net-worth individuals in connection with a multitude of intellectual property, royalty, film, unfair competition, fraud and contractual disputes.
On behalf of Singh, Singh & Trauben, LLP, Mr. Trauben also serves as a mediator for SoundExchange, routinely mediating featured artist royalties disputes in furtherance of resolving overlapping featured performer claims.
Mr. Trauben previously worked for many years at a high-profile and renowned large regional Firm in South Florida, having personally served clients throughout the nation in, among other things, myriad complex commercial and business litigation matters, including consistently litigating issues related to the protection of intellectual property rights.
While practicing in Florida, Mr. Trauben served for several years as an Executive Committee Director on the Dade County Bar Association YLS Board and additionally is a graduate of the Leadership Miami Program. Mr. Trauben is a member of the California, Florida and Michigan Bars and has been admitted to practice before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States District Court for the Central District of California, the United States District Court for the Northern District California and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.
Mr. Trauben received his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law, where he was a member of the University of Miami Law Review and further elected to serve by Miami’s Law Review as its Senior Articles Editor. Mr. Trauben earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Kalamazoo College.