Michael J. Stortz defends companies against claims of unfair competition, false advertising, consumer fraud, breach of warranty and product defect, as well as claims arising under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and related federal and state statutes. He also counsels companies as to compliance with these statutes. Michael is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Group and a Vice Chair of the Class Actions team.
Michael’s practice includes the successful defense of national consumer class actions. He has a track record of defeating such actions at class certification or at summary judgment. Michael also has tried consumer claims to successful conclusion in federal and state courts, and prevailed at arbitration of such claims. Michael has successfully argued appeals involving class certification of claims under California’s Unfair Competition Law (Business & Professions Code § 17200) and Consumer Legal Remedies Act (Civil Code § 1750, et seq.).
Articles in the National Law Review database by Michael J. Stortz