Michael S. Nadel is the co-head of the Firm’s litigation practice in Washington, D.C. He is an accomplished first-chair trial attorney. Michael has handled numerous jury trials, bench trials, and injunction proceedings in federal and state courts around the country. He has won high-profile cases involving breach of contract, trade secret theft, patent and trademark infringement, and the False Claims Act. Michael won the first jury verdict obtained by any litigant under the Defend Trade Secrets Act, the recently enacted federal trade secret statute.
Michael’s practices focuses on business litigation and sensitive disputes involving high net worth individuals and families. His clients range from Fortune 100 public corporations to private equity portfolio companies to entrepreneurs to family foundations and trusts. He has achieved notable successes litigating for clients in the fields of technology, health care, data privacy, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, and finance.
Michael also handles appeals. He has litigated cases before the Supreme Court of the United States and has represented clients in nearly every federal court of appeals.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Michael S. Nadel