Michael’s law practice focuses on civil litigation. He is an experienced litigator in minor and catastrophic injury cases and the defense of professionals in a variety of fields including, medicine, law, architecture, engineering, and real estate. Throughout his career, he has pursued a diverse practice in which he has successfully handled numerous cases involving complex legal and factual issues.
In his free-time Michael enjoys watching basketball and an occasional trip to visit his family and friends in his hometown, Sitka, Alaska.
Lewis and Clark College
Northwestern School of Law
B.A. Political Science, cum laude, 2004
Hart Wagner LLP
Associate Attorney, 2011-2017
The Gilroy Law Firm
Associate Attorney, 2009-2011
Lewis and Clark Legal Clinic
Legal Intern, 2008-2009
Admitted To Practice
Oregon State Courts
Washington State Courts
Awards and Recognitions
Rising Star – Personal Injury General: Defense, 2017-2018
Professional Activities and Associations
Oregon State Bar, member
Multnomah County Bar Association, member
Oregon Association of Defense Counsel, member
“They Will Ask, Do Not Tell: Avoiding Waiver of Attorney-Client Privilege.” The Verdict, OADC, Issue 2, p. 8-9, 2015.
“Client Education is Important in ORS 20.080 Cases,” The Verdict, OADC, Issue 1, p. 10-11, 2013.