Michael has over 15 years of extensive litigation, advisory, and transactional experience in helping clients resolve their legal problems. He is recognized by the American Law Society as one of America’s Top Lawyers.
Before opening his own law practice, Michael spent over a decade as an attorney at AM Law 100 and 200 firms and boutique law firms, as well as an in-house counsel for a multi-billion dollar technology company. He began his legal career as a law clerk at the United States Attorney's Office and, later, as a judicial law clerk at the Supreme Court of Hawaii.
He is admitted to practice in all state courts in Washington, California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States District Court for Northern District of California, and the United States Tax Court.
Honors and Accolades
-- Cited in Annotations to California Constitution, Article I, Section 2.
-- Cited in a treatise, several law review articles, and USSC Amicus Curiae Brief.
-- Top 20 Law School used the writing as model for its law review articles.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|America’s Top Lawyers||American Law Society||N/A|
|CALI Award||Excellence in Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis||N/A|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of California||Member||2004 - Present|
|University of San Francisco Law Review||“Free Speech Coalition v. Reno: Has the Ninth Circuit Given Child Pornographers a New Tool to Exploit Children?”||2000|
|University of San Francisco School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|University of Rochester||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|Attorney on Brief, Haque v. Fry’s Electronics, Inc., 2006 WL 584435 (9th Cir. (Cal) 2006).||Successful appeal.|
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