Michael focuses his practice on tort and products liability litigation. Michael is experienced in litigation involving accident reconstruction and investigation; product design, testing, and performance; warnings; medical negligence; and trucking accidents. Michael has experience in pre-trial and trial matters, including motion practice, discovery, jury and bench trials, and settlement negotiation. As trial counsel, Michael has obtained JNOV and defense verdicts, including a defense verdict in a wrongful death action that was listed as one of Missouri’s top 20 defense verdicts for 2013. Michael has also served as national settlement counsel for a large pharmaceutical manufacturer and has successfully negotiated and resolved hundreds of claims and lawsuits in multiple mass tort litigations.
While in law school, Michael was a member of the Missouri Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif.