Advising and representing clients in lawsuits from start to finish, including pre-litigation evaluation; negotiation and settlement; instituting and pursuing litigation; trial; and appeals.
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 $40,000,000 claim for alleged breach of loan guaranty.
Defended and settled “bet-the-company” alleged trademark infringement claim.
2014’s Best Young Attorneys, San Diego Daily Transcript
Michael has been with the firm since graduating law school.
Served as an Executive Editor of the San Diego Law Review during law school.
An avid jiu-jitsu practitioner, hiker, and surfer.