Alston & Bird LLP
Mike Kaeding is a trial lawyer who regularly represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of complex, high-profile litigation, including antitrust, commercial, financial services, intellectual property, white collar criminal and technology cases. Mike has tried cases to verdict and regularly serves as a trial instructor for Emory University’s nationally recognized Trial Techniques program. He was named a Litigation Future Star by Benchmark Litigation.
Although based in North Carolina, Mike has successfully resolved dozens of high-profile cases throughout the nation and Southeast. He recently concluded a two-month catastrophic injury trial in Montgomery, Alabama, where he obtained a jury verdict for his clients in excess of $24.75 million.
Mike’s representation of both plaintiffs and defendants provides him with a unique litigation perspective that permits him to quickly and thoroughly identify the key issues and strengths and weaknesses of a matter. He uses this knowledge at every stage of litigation to achieve the most favorable outcome for his clients, whether through motion practice, settlement or trial.
Outside the courtroom, Mike leverages his litigation experience to help clients avoid liability through the implementation of proactive measures designed to reduce risk without interfering with strategic business and other objectives.