michael.oneil@reedsmith.com

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Michael is a member of the firm's IP, Tech & Data Group. He concentrates his practice in the defense of class action privacy claims and has tried jury and bench trials in both state and federal courts. For more than 20 years, Michael has successfully defended against asserted class claims brought under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and its attendant threat of statutory damages.

Credentials

  • DePaul University, 1989, J.D., with honors
  • Brooklyn College, 1986, B.A., magna cum laude

  • Illinois

  • Supreme Court - United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit