Michael is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department, where he focuses his practice on white collar crime and government investigations, securities litigation and other complex civil litigation. He has argued in both state and federal court and successfully presented oral argument on behalf of a client to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, resulting in the lower court’s decision being overturned. He has also represented companies, and their executives, in government investigations relating to accounting, insider trading and obstruction of justice. His civil litigation practice includes representing clients in state and federal courts in matters involving RICO, the False Claims Act, the Massachusetts Uniform Securities Act, breach of fiduciary claims and other complex litigation matters.
Prior to joining Foley Hoag, Michael served as a law clerk to the Hon. James E. Duggan of the New Hampshire Supreme Court. During law school, he worked as a law clerk for Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C., the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Honorable Paul Higginbotham of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals.