Michael Colpo

Michael Colpo

Executive Director

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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005


  • United States Military Academy, B.S., 1978
  • Pennsylvania State University, M.Ed., 1985

Michael Colpo is Cahill’s Executive Director. He manages the firm's business affairs and administrative systems and leads its attorneys and staff, and is an advisor to Cahill’s executive committee. In this capacity, he provides support and guidance to the financial, human resources, information technology, recruiting, client development, marketing, real estate management, library operations, litigation support and administrative operations of the firm. He also advises firm management on matters relating to strategic planning. Michael joined Cahill as its executive director in 2008 following thirty years of executive service in the U.S. Army, where he retired as a Colonel.

Prior to joining Cahill, Michael served as the Chief of Staff at the United States Military Academy, where he managed 7,000 people and oversaw the academic, military, athletic and values program across the academy’s 16,000 acre campus. In this capacity, he was responsible for the academy’s operations, financial management, contracting, legal affairs, business transformation, strategic planning, EO/EEO, fund raising, public affairs, community and Congressional relations. Michael served in the U.S. Army from 1978 to 2008. During his tenure, he held a variety of senior strategic positions, including Chief of Staff at the US Army War College and Human Resources Officer and Chief of Assignments, Colonels Division.