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Mike is a senior trial and appellate lawyer in the Life Sciences Group. He has tried dozens of cases before juries in the state and federal trial courts and has also argued many cases in state and federal appellate courts.


  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1976, J.D., magna cum laude, Editor of the Penn Law Review
  • Pennsylvania State University, 1972, B.S., with honors

  • Pennsylvania

  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Sixth Circuit

Awards & Recognition

  • Named a "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in America (2016)
  • LMG Leading Life Sciences Attorneys in North America
  • Chambers Top Product Liability Attorneys
  • Legal 500 Top Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Attorneys
    • Key Member of First Place U.S. Product Liability Team
  • Best Lawyers in America - Mass Tort Litigation
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Who's Who Legal - Global Litigation (one of only 4 Pennsylvanians named)
  • Who's Who Legal - Life Sciences - Product Liability
  • Who's Who Legal - Product Liability Defense
  • Benchmark Litigation - National Litigation Star
  • Key Member of American Lawyer's First Place Product Liability Team
  • Selected as a 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer 

Notable Quotes

  • 7 March 2017 "Appeals Court To Hear Case Involving Mississippi's Controversial Flag" NPR
  • 7 March 2017 "Lawyer: Mississippi Flag Sends Message of 'White Supremacy" U.S. News
  • 27 February 2017 "'Racially Discriminatory' State Flag Lawsuit Appeal Goes to 5th Circuit" Jackson Free Press