Biography

Michael focuses his practice on commercial litigation, gaming law and employment matters. He litigates cases at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts across the country as well as before various administrative agencies, such as the Illinois Gaming Board.

Michael handles all types of business disputes for companies of all sizes, including breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duties, misappropriation of trade secrets and tortious interference with contract and prospective business opportunities. Much of his gaming practice involves representing video gaming terminal operators, gaming establishments and game manufacturers, distributors and developers on compliance and regulatory issues as well as in administrative proceedings and courtroom litigation.

In addition to his commercial litigation practice, Michael has experience litigating employment law matters, including noncompetition agreements, wage and hour disputes, and retaliation and sexual harassment cases.

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox, Michael was an associate at Ungaretti & Harris and at Nixon Peabody. During law school, Michael was a member of the DePaul Law Review and served as a research and communication teaching assistant in legal analysis. He also spent a summer at the Asian Legal Studies Institute at Beijing Foreign Studies University in China.