Mike is a practicing attorney who lives and works in Washington, D.C. Mike has litigated multiple high profile cases, including: In re: 3M Dual-ended Combat Arms™ Earplugs Product Liability Litigation on behalf of hundreds of disabled veterans, as well as In re: Capital One Consumer Data Breach Security Litigation on behalf of the 106 million people whose data was compromised during the breach announced July 31, 2019. Mike has also represented numerous whistleblowers against corporations and the government and worked alongside Congress, the Dept. of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, as well as non-profit organizations in the fight against corruption.
While still in law school, Mike completed his residency working full-time for The Honorable David J. Novak in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Prior to joining the federal bench, Judge Novak served as a U.S. Attorney and prosecuted many cases that captured national headlines, including U.S. v. Moussaoui, which was the criminal case against Zacarias Moussaoui, the "19th hijacker" involved in the attacks on September 11, 2001.
Prior to practicing in Washington, D.C., Mike studied the mafia's criminal enterprise in Florence, Italy, and international patent and copyright infringement prosecution in the EU. In 2017, Mike traveled to The Hague, Netherlands, to attend portions of former Côte d'Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo's trail after he was charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Mike practices throughout the United States and has represented clients from 47 of 50 states, multiple clients from foreign nations, and has litigated cases in Alabama, Alaska, California, the District of Columbia, Florida, Mississippi, Maryland, Nevada, New York, Virginia, and West Virginia state and/or federal courts.