Michael has practiced with the firm for more than ten years. His practice concentrates in the area of professional liability, specifically the defense of non-medical professionals (lawyers, insurance agents, real estate brokers and appraisers), product liability and liquor liability/dram shop law. Michael has tried cases to defense verdicts in Massachusetts state and federal court and in Maine state court. His practice has also grown to include insurance coverage, Medicare law and the representation of licensed professionals before state administrative boards. He enjoys teaching litigation skills to new attorneys and has served as a faculty member of the MCLE Taking Depositions workshop since 2008. He also carries a special interest in the history of law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and has collaborated in the publication of an historical chronicle of one of the Commonwealth's most esteemed colonial lawyers, Josiah Quincy, Jr.
Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
Defense Research Institute, Member
- Member, Judicial Administration Section Council, Massachusetts Bar Association, 2012–present
- Faculty, Taking Depositions, MCLE, 2008–present
- Faculty, Advanced Deposition Skills, MCLE, 2011–present
- Faculty, Massachusetts Bar Association seminar, Selected Issues in Taxation of Settlements and Judgments, 2011