McDermott Will & Emery
Washington, DC. He is an accomplished first-chair trial attorney. He has handled numerous jury trials, bench trials and injunction proceedings in courts around the country. He has won high-profile bet-the-company cases involving breach of contract, trade secret theft, patent and trademark infringement, and the False Claims Act. Michael won the first jury verdict obtained by any litigant under the Defend Trade Secrets Act, the recently enacted federal trade secret statute.
Michael’s practice focuses on complex business litigation, intellectual property controversies and sensitive disputes involving high net-worth individuals. His clients range from Fortune 100 public corporations to private equity portfolio companies to entrepreneurs to family foundations. He has achieved notable successes litigating for clients in the fields of technology, food and beverage, health care, pharmaceuticals and finance.
Additionally, Michael has an active appellate practice. He has handled cases before the Supreme Court of the United States and has represented clients in nearly every federal court of appeals.