Mike represents individuals as well as small and medium sized businesses in a variety of matters including but not limited to commercial disputes, insurance coverage, transfers of annuity streams and personal injury matters.
Mike opened his own office as a solo practitioner in 2001 and his practice has grown steadily. He has successfully litigated matters as diverse as a yacht dealer / manufacturer dispute, bad faith insurance claims, a paragliding accident, an action by a real estate partnership against its general partner for losing the partnership's primary asset and suits by assignees of revenue streams against individuals and entities who have wrongfully appropriated them.
Mike has developed an expertise in the field of structured settlement and lottery payment transfers, speaking at conferences and authoring several articles, including Be Prepared - An Outside Counsel's Perspective on the Court Approval Process and It's the Interest Rate, Stupid - An Outside Counsel's Perspective on Cutting Through the Morass of Financial Information on the Disclosure Statement at a Structured Settlement Transfer Hearing.
In addition to his other practice areas, Mike also frequently consults with summer camps regarding legal and business related issues.
Mike has been repeatedly recognized as a Rising Star in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers publications and he and partner Joe Silverstein were featured in Leap of Faith, an article about young lawyers who started their own law firms. Mike graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1991 and the Villanova University School of Law in 1994. He is a member of all Pennsylvania and New Jersey state and federal bars as well as the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mike lives happily in the Philadelphia suburbs with his wife and three children. He is president of his kids' little league, he is involved with his synagogue and, no matter what he does and no matter where he lives, Mike always seems to end up as a board member in his homeowners' association. Mike is an avid runner but he disputes that he is running away from anything.