Michael is an experienced litigator and outside counsel for large, multi-national corporations. Michael specializes in payments, fintech and banking litigation and is on the cutting-edge of legal issues surrounding emerging markets in cryptocurrency, NFTs and gaming. Throughout his career, Michael has litigated complex civil matters in state and federal courts across the West Coast. He is counsel of record in favorable published decisions in the California Court of Appeal and Ninth Circuit. Michael has successfully defended and prosecuted matters for his clients in complex, high-dollar-value litigation ascending up to and including the California Supreme Court.