Mike specializes in medical malpractice and catastrophic injury cases, and he is successful in obtaining significant recovery for his clients.
Due to the highly technical nature of Mike’s malpractice cases, he constantly stays abreast of developments in health care and medicine. Because many of the catastrophic injury cases occur at the worksite, he also stays knowledgeable about the industries in which these accidents occur. It is this research and preparedness that allows him to conceive the best solutions for his clients. Mike takes the time to prepare families for the emotional challenge of making tough decisions in the face of the many adversities encountered in litigation, balancing between acting as a voice of reason and a source of empathy. He is licensed in Pennsylvania and West Virginia
Mike has taught expert evidence at the Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science & Law and trial advocacy at Duquesne University School of Law. He is currently Pitt Law School’s Director of Trial Advocacy where he oversees the development of law students into trial lawyers. Over the last two decades that Mike has been involved in teaching, his trial teams have won several national championships. Mike is an elected member of Allegheny County Academy of Trial Lawyers, which comprises the best trial attorneys in Pittsburgh, and his actively involved with the American Association for Justice, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, and Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association,
Mike grew up the son of a steel worker and bank teller in Rochester, PA, and now lives in Robinson Township with his wife, Krista, and son, Chase.