Michael Herman

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Michael Herman is a Senior Manager with Ernst Youngs Insurance and Federal Claims Services practice.

In this capacity he assists state and local government agencies and non-profit organizations with Federal disaster recovery and mitigation grants nationwide.

Previously, Michael was the Senior Counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Emergency Management Subcommittee Michael served at FEMA in the Office of General Counsel from 1995 to 2007, where he was deployed as a Field Attorney to disasters nationwide.

During his time at FEMA he was deployed to disasters from the U.S. Virgin Islands to Alaska. Michael also served as FEMAs Legislative and Regulatory Counsel leading the Legislative Regulatory and Policy Team.

Earlier in his career he served as the Policy Advisor and Special Assistant for Emergency Management to the Governor of New Jersey, where worked on a number of disasters and emergencies including The Perfect Storm and the first World Trade Center Attack in 1993.