Michael Zeldin

CNN Legal Analyst & Former U.S. Department of Justice Official
  • Served as a TV legal analyst since 1996, covering the OJ Simpson murder trial, Whitewater/Lewinsky investigation, Clinton impeachment proceedings, the Gore v. Bush election, the disappearance of Chandra Levy, and the investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller
  • Internationally recognized expert on topics ranging from money laundering, terrorist financing, and economic sanctions among others

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Michael is a TV and Radio legal analyst and host of the podcast That Said with Michael Zeldin.

Michael has served as federal prosecutor, private sector lawyer, law professor, and “Big 4” consulting firm Principal. In November 2020, he was elected as an Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner for the District of Columbia.

Michael has lectured throughout the United States and internationally on financial crime topics. He also has testified before the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, on the topic of international money laundering.

In the Spring 2019 semester, Michael was a Resident Fellow at the Institute of Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School, where he led a study group on independent counsel investigations of U.S. presidents from Watergate to the Mueller investigation.

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The White House Under Investigation. As the White House tries to steady itself, Congress, Mueller and multiple state and federal prosecutors are expanding the probe into possible links between the Trump campaign and Russian interests, as well as a broad array of financial crimes.

Bringing his knowledge of Washington’s complicated legal and political machinations to the table, Zeldin will share his observations of the political and legal maneuvers behind the headlines. As a former assistant to Mueller in the Justice Department, Congressional investigator and Independent Counsel, he will offer his insight and informed observations about the ongoing inquires as he tries to predict and address the question: “What will happen next and to whom?”

Moderated Conversation. Structured conversations with C-Suite executives on pressing legal, political, internal issues of the day.

Topics Include:

  • Taking the company to the next level: Challenges and opportunities
  • Challenges in navigating the Washington regulatory/political/legal environment
  • Responding to enterprise crises

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