A founding member of TBH&E, Mike has a wide-ranging background in complex litigation. An experienced litigator, Mike has successfully represented numerous individuals, businesses, and insurance carriers at trial, arbitration, and mediation throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. In addition, he counsels businesses and organizations of all sizes on a broad array of general business, employment and risk management issues.
Mike received his B.A. from Washington College in 1998 where he was a Captain of the varsity baseball team and earned his law degree from the Rutgers University School of Law in 2001. Prior to entering private practice, Mike spent a year as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Paul T. Koenig, Jr. and the Honorable Charles A. Delehey in the Superior Court of New Jersey. Following his clerkship, Mike spent a number of years as a senior attorney at a prominent Defense Litigation Law Firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania before moving his practice of law to Maryland in 2011. Prior to founding TBH&E, Mike was senior counsel for a national insurance company specializing in the entertainment and hospitality industries.
Mike is licensed to practice law in the state and federals courts of Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Additionally, he has been admitted to practice pro hac vice in numerous jurisdictions throughout the country. In recognition of his professional achievements and experience, Mike has been selected by his peers in multiple years as a Rising Star of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®, a distinction awarded to only 2.5 percent of all attorneys under the age of 40. Additionally, Mike has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Carroll Technology and Innovation Counsel located in Westminster, MD. He resides in Carroll County, MD near the Pennsylvania border with his wife and his three young sons.
Mike focuses his practice on the following areas:
- Business and Commercial Litigation
- Insurance Defense
- Labor and Employment Defense
- Wage and Hour Defense
- General Liability Defense
- Personal Injury
- Premises Liability
- Product Liability
- Construction Litigation
- Construction Site and Crane Accidents
- Liquor Liability
- Commercial Auto and Trucking
- Toxic Tort
- Insurance Coverage