Biography

Michael is a seasoned trial lawyer whose practice spans complex commercial litigation, construction matters, insurance coverage disputes, product liability claims and toxic torts.

He has broad experience before state and federal courts and a keen understanding of mass tort and product liability, serving as both national and trial counsel for clients facing thousands of claims pending in nearly every state in the United States. In addition to overseeing litigation and the conduct of trials in underlying cases, he has developed and coordinated defense strategies at the national level, along with the activities of local trial counsel throughout the country.

As trial counsel, he has represented clients in trials pending in a number of jurisdictions, including New York, California and Pennsylvania.

Michael's litigation experience extends to construction and engineering industries. He has represented domestic and foreign corporations in international arbitration proceedings as well as federal and state court proceedings. Clients also look to Michael for guidance on multimillion-dollar industrial projects, including steel, offshore oil and gas and airport construction. He also provides counsel on insurance coverage for construction industry claims under builders risk policies and commercial general liability policies.

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox Rothschild, Michael was a partner in the Litigation Group of a global law firm, where he served as the Mass Tort Practice Group coordinator. 

Beyond Fox Rothschild

In his pro bono work, Michael represents individuals in civil rights claims before the federal courts.