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Michael Weitz

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Michael Weitz

Michael Weitz focuses his practice on civil litigation and trials. Michael has represented parties in a variety of property, contract, employment, insurance, estate and trademark disputes.

Michael’s Practice Areas

Civil Litigation

Real Estate

Trust & Estate

858.551.2440 x313

Assistant:

Anna Lisa Vega
858.551.2440 x328
avega@bkflaw.com

Bars and Courts
  • California Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
Community Affiliations
  • Surfrider Foundation Core Volunteer
Education
  • University of San Diego School of Law, JD (Honors)
  • University of Southern California, BS, Emphasis in Real Estate Finance
Professional Affiliations
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Order of the Coif Honor Society
Responsibilities

 

Advising and representing clients in lawsuits from start to finish, including pre-litigation evaluation; negotiation and settlement; instituting and pursuing litigation; trial; and appeals.

Representative Transactions

 

Defended $1,100,000 claim for alleged breach of commercial lease through trial.

Compelled $2,600,000 commercial property purchase agreement.

Defended $412,000 bankruptcy claw-back claim through trial.

Prosecuted $294,000 employee severance package claim through trial.

Defended $2,987,500 claim for breach of escrow agreement through trial.

Defended $465,000 claim for fraud and breach of contract through trial.

Prosecuted $678,525 wrongful death claim on behalf of parents of deceased adult through trial.

Defended and settled ìbet-the-companyî alleged trademark infringement claim.

Defended and settled $40,000,000 claim for alleged breach of loan guaranty.

Defended and settled “bet-the-company” alleged trademark infringement claim.

Recognitions

 

2014’s Best Young Attorneys, San Diego Daily Transcript

Employment Background

 

Michael has been with the firm since graduating law school.

Special Notes

 

Served as an Executive Editor of the San Diego Law Review during law school.

An avid jiu-jitsu practitioner, hiker, and surfer.