Mike joined Martin & Jones in 1995. He graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 1991, after graduating from Wake Forest University with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics in 1988.
Since joining the firm, Mike has focused on representing individuals suffering from asbestos-related diseases including malignant mesothelioma, asbestos related lung cancer and asbestosis. His clients include workers who were occupationally exposed to asbestos in industrial settings such as power plants, chemical plants, railroads, shipyards, paper mills and other manufacturing facilities. Mike has represented clients from states all over the United States as well as from various provinces in Canada.
The cases have included products liability and wrongful death actions in federal court and various state courts, and workers compensation occupational disease claims before the North Carolina Industrial Commission. The defendants have included asbestos manufacturers, contractors, distributors and employers.
Mike has achieved the highest attorney rating, "AV," by Martindale-Hubbell, an independent legal services company whose peer-review attorney ratings service is an objective indicator that an attorney has the highest ethical standards and professional ability.
Mike pursues claims on behalf of clients against various asbestos company bankruptcy administrative claims trusts, and also serves as an arbitrator and member of the trust advisory committee with different trusts.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||N/A|
|Best Lawyers in America||Best Lawyers in America||N/A|
|Attorney||Martin & Jones||1995 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Association for Justice||Member||1995 - Present|
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice||Member||1995 - Present|
|University of North Carolina School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|Wake Forest University||BS - Bachelor of Science||1988|
Posted by Robert Floyd
Thu Dec 31 2015