Michael W. Weaver focuses his national practice on product liability litigation which includes representing medical device, manufacturing, and consumer goods clients in complex litigation matters. He counsels clients on product recalls and compliance with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) standards and labeling requirements.
He also advises companies on litigation risks associated with business decisions and commercial disputes which include significant experience in enforcing or opposing non-compete / non-solicitation employment provisions in the context of temporary restraining orders and/or preliminary injunctions.
Previously, Michael served as a law clerk for Chief Justice F. Michael Kruse and Associate Justice Lyle L. Richmond of the High Court of American Samoa. Michael maintains his license to practice in American Samoa and continues to represent various clients in the US Territory.
Michael is an active Firm citizen. He serves as the partner-in-charge for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Diversity and Inclusion Committee and as the hiring partner for the Firm’s Chicago office.
While in law school, Michael was the executive editor for student articles for the Loyola Law Journal and a Philip H. Corboy Fellow in Trial Advocacy.