Michael joined the firm in June of 2018. He handles a variety of civil litigation matters including general liability, employment law, discrimination claims, professional liability, construction law, and commercial disputes. Michael has extensive civil litigation experience and handles cases from inception through trial. He regularly appears in federal and state courts throughout New Jersey and New York, as well as in administrative law courts and dispute resolution forums. Prior to joining the firm, Michael practiced as an associate at a prominent New Jersey firm, concentrating his practice in defense litigation on behalf of private and public entities, with an emphasis on tort liability, labor and employment law, and civil rights defense. He also represented clients in the areas of wage and hour claims, commercial litigation, construction law, redevelopment, and education law. Earlier in his career, Michael was an associate at a well known litigation boutique law firm where he focused his practice on representing public entities in matters involving tort liability, labor and employment law, and civil rights defense, as well as assisted in complex commercial litigation cases.