Michael concentrates his practice on helping insurers resolve a variety of compliance issues. He has experience with form and rate filings, licensing, market conduct examinations, and certification and compliance mandates for admitted and surplus lines. He also provides coverage consulting services for management liability insurance policies, such as D&O liability, employment practices liability, cyber liability, and general liability.
Prior to joining the firm, Michael was an associate with a Chicago-based boutique law firm known for its representation of insurers in all types of insurance-related disputes. There, he was a member of the firm’s regulatory and insurance coverage consulting practices. Before that, Michael was a civil litigation trial attorney, representing insurance and construction companies in first-party and third-party coverage disputes and liability matters.
Michael earned his B.A. from the University of San Diego and his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law., where he was a member and senior editor of the Annals of Health Law Journal. In his spare time, Michael enjoys golfing and spending time with his wife and two daughters, including taking his oldest daughter to baseball games.