Michael W. Brown

Mike has experience at the Trial and/or Appellate levels in numerous areas of law, including business, commercial, real estate, construction defect, insurance, personal injury (both plaintiff and defense). He represents both individuals and businesses. He has experience with both bench and jury trials, and has argued multiple times before the California Court of Appeal.  Mike has handled hundreds of depositions and has prepared and argued numerous motions, including dispositive ones. He has also resolved several cases through mediations and/or settlement conferences. Mike prides himself on zealously advocating on behalf of his clients, while still maintaining a professional and courteous relationship with his adversaries.

Areas Of Practice:

  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Business/Commercial
  • Real Estate
  • Construction Defect
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury

Education:

  • B.A., University of California Berkeley (1996) in Political Science, with Departmental Honors and Distinction in General Scholarship
  • J.D., UCLA School of Law (1999)

Bar Admissions:

  • State of California (1999)
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California (1999)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (1999)
  • United States Supreme Court (2003)
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California (2007)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (2008)
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California (2012)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (2014)
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee (2016)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (2016)

Languages:

  • Spanish (fluent)
  • French (conversant)

Hobbies:

  • Ice hockey
  • Sports
  • Travel

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