Michael is an associate in the Firm’s Litigation Department, where his practice focuses on complex commercial and business litigation, general civil litigation, and trusts, estates and fiduciary litigation in state and federal courts. Michael also represents clients before administrative and regulatory agencies, including representing broker-dealers and Member firms in FINRA investigations and arbitrations.
Michael is active in the Firm’s pro bono program and has successfully represented indigent clients before state and federal courts. Michael has represented minor children in parental negligence proceedings in Connecticut Juvenile Court, obtained the dismissal of a debt collection action for a disabled veteran, and won a verdict after trial in housing court, winning double damages for the client-tenant and an attorney’s fee award for the Firm. Michael also provides pro bono services to the Greenwich Probate Court by serving as the attorney for persons under a conservatorship.
Michael currently serves on the Greenwich Bar Association’s Executive Committee and is a member of the Fairfield County Bar Association and the Connecticut Bar Association. He lectures on the topic of ethics in estate and probate administration throughout Connecticut.
While in law school, Michael was the Editor-in-Chief of the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review, a leading scholarly bankruptcy publication, and a member of the Moot Court Honor Society.