Michael brings 25 years of experience to his insurance recovery, environmental, and commercial litigation practice. Recognized as "very intelligent, a very strategic thinker, and an excellent negotiator" (Chambers USA), Michael consistently achieves outstanding results without the rancor often associated with "big case" litigation.
In the insurance space, Michael and his team have recovered over $1 billion for insurance policyholders and have never represented an insurance carrier in a coverage matter. In the environmental arena, Michael focuses on the defense of cost recovery and toxic tort claims, and he has obtained complete defense verdicts against both government and private parties.
Michael has tried numerous insurance, environmental, and commercial litigation cases in state and federal courts around the country and is comfortable in any trial setting.