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Languages spoken: Mandarin

Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
  2. Business: 30%
  3. Employment: 30%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Steven John Ciszewski

    I have worked together with Mike on several high profile business litigation matters. His knowledge of the law and thoroughness has always impressed. He is a tireless advocate for his client and someone I would want on my side in a tough legal fight.


    Steven Ciszewski Commercial Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Monica Wiseman Latin

    Mike is exactly the type of lawyer everyone should want to hire. His experience is both broad and deep, and he is both a quick and creative thinker. He is smart and strategic, and cuts to the chase. Mike is an absolute pleasure to work with and I whole-heartedly endorse him.


    Monica Latin Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Blank Rome LLP

2029 Century Park East, Sixth Floor
Los Angeles, CA, 90067


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Global RecognitionChambers Global2015
Top 100 AttorneysLos Angeles Magazine2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Profiling ArticleDaily Journal2012
Top AttorneysPasadena Magazine2012
Super LawerSuper Lawyers2012
Top AttorneysPasadena Magazine2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Super LawerSuper Lawyers2007
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBlank Rome LLP2014 - Present
Founding PartnerMargolis & Tisman LLP1990 - Present
PartnerMargolis Law Offices1984 - 1990
AttorneyLittler Mendelson1979 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
Cornell Law AssociationExecutive Committee Member2013 - Present
Asia Society - Southern CaliforniaExecutive Committee Member2010 - Present
Cornell Law Alumni AssociationExecutive Committee Member2009 - 2012
Jessup International Moot Court CompetitionJudge, Chinese National Rounds2006 - 2009
Hong Kong Association of Southern CaliforniaDirector2006 - Present
Cornell Law ReviewNote Editor1978 - 1979
Publication nameTitleDate
Globe StreetChinese-Funded Projects: Coming to Your City2015
Los Angeles Business JournalLos Angeles Must Make Chinese Money Feel at Home2014
Financial Times' FDI MagazineUS Top Destination for Chinese FDI2014
Federal Publications“At-Will Termination in California”1984
Federal Publications“Arbitration”1981
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cornell Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Hampshire CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
National Public RadioChinese Investment into U.S.2015
Building Business Friendships in a Time of US-China TensionModerator2014
Chinese CEO ForumLegal Challenges for Chinese Companies Doing Business in the U.S.2013
Preventative Law SeminarOunce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure2012
Correcting Toxic Employee EnvironmentsThe Toxic Employee2012
Beijing University Alumni Annual MeetingAbout the Asia Society2012
Managing Legal Risks and Disputes in the U.S.Litigation Risk in the U.S.2011
Employment Law UpdateEmployment Litigation2010