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Michael Danko

Michael Danko

Practice areas:

Aviation, Personal Injury, Business

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Licensed since 1983

  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    6 years
  2. Aviation: 40%
  3. Business: 20%

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Contact Info

Danko Meredith

333 Twin Dolphin Drive
Suite 145
Redwood Shores, CA, 94065




Professional Misconduct

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers2011
Northern California Super LawyerThomson Reuters2011
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers2010
Northern California Super LawyerThomson Reuters2010
2009 Trial Lawyer of the Year FinalistConsumer Attorneys of California2009
Northern California Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Northern California Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Northern California Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Northern California Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Northern California Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2005
Northern California Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2004
Lawdragon FinalistLawdragon, Inc.N/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding PartnerDanko Meredith2009 - Present
Managing PartnerO'Reilly & Danko1995 - 2009


Association NamePosition NameDuration
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaBoard of Governors2004 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1999 - Present
San Mateo County Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1996 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember1996 - Present
Lawyer-Pilots Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Burdett v. Teledyne Continental Motors$14.9 million jury verdict for plaintiff.
Jing-Li v. Sheng Foods$50 million judgment for plaintiff
Denevi v. Swenson$10 million judgment for plaintiff

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Virginia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Dartmouth CollegePsychology/PhilosophyAB, magna cum laude1980

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
CAOC Annual ConventionHawaii Helicopter Tour Accident Litigation2007
CAOC Annual ConventionAssumption of Risk and Sports Injuries2006
CAOC Annual ConventionTire Defect Litigation - Old Tires2005
CAOC Annual ConventionCurrent Theories in Aviation Litigation2004
CAOC Annual ConventionDynamics of Catastrophic Ski and Snowboarding Injuries2003
CAOC Annual ConventionStructured Settlements for Injured Minors2002