Over the course of a three-decade practice in business litigation, Mike has represented corporate clients throughout the United States in a wide variety of complex proceedings. He has extensive experience in antitrust litigation, government antitrust investigations, internal investigations of client business practices, and the counseling of clients on antitrust and other business risks. He has had lead roles in major litigation throughout the country including a number of antitrust lawsuits brought parallel to government investigations, class actions and other business lawsuits. He currently serves as head of a group of defendants in 22 lawsuits in multidistricted antitrust, RICO, and class action proceedings. His prior experience includes leadership of a joint defense group in the successful resolution of 14 related conspiracy cases filed throughout the country. He has significant background in formulating defenses to certification of classes in antitrust and other business-based commercial cases. His experience encompasses representation of a variety of industries including pharmaceutical manufacturers, insurers, airlines, and equipment manufacturers. Many of these engagements have included counseling clients on governmental and media attention to litigation. Mike is counsel to the legal affairs committee of the board of one of the nation's largest corporations.