Michael P. O’Mullan is a partner in the Firm’s Commercial Litigation Group, where he helps clients navigate a wide range of complex business and commercial disputes.  He is a focused litigator who doesn’t lose sight of practical solutions that meet clients’ needs.

For more than two decades, Mike has represented clients in the state and federal courts of New Jersey,  New York and across the country, including in class actions and coordinated multidistrict litigation.  He also has experience in alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation.  

Mike concentrates his litigation practice on business and commercial disputes, with an emphasis on financial services and securities litigation, products liability actions, insurance matters, business litigation and consumer claims.  He often collaborates with attorneys in other practice areas within the Firm and acts as New Jersey counsel for out-of-state attorneys and their clients.

Financial Services and Securities Law
Mike represents banks, brokerage firms, businesses and individuals in financial services and securities litigation, as well as loan workout and lending litigation.  

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Products Liability Litigation
Mike represents medical device companies, manufacturers and related parties in products liability actions in federal and state courts, including in New Jersey’s MultiCounty Litigation (MCL) courts and federal multidistrict litigation. 

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Insurance Matters
Mike represents insurance companies, reinsurance companies and related parties in claims investigations, insurance coverage matters and litigation involving a wide range of matters. 

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Business Disputes, Consumer Fraud Claims and Data Privacy
Mike represents businesses, business owners, corporate officers and directors, and others in a wide variety of business disputes including consumer fraud actions.  He also has experience with claims relating to the duties of officers and directors, as well as data privacy and cyber breaches.  

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Mike graduated cum laude from the Fordham University School of Law, where he was an Associate Editor of the Fordham Law Review.  He is the author of Seeking Consistency in Judicial Review of Securities Arbitration: An Analysis of the Manifest Disregard of the Law Standard, 64 Fordham.L. Rev. 1121 (1995).  Before attending Fordham Law School, he graduated magna cum laude from Rutgers University.  Mike spent the first five years of his career as a litigation associate at Cahill Gordon & Reindel in New York City.

He is a frequent speaker on civil discovery matters and cybersecurity issues including before the NJ ACCA, and has also been quoted numerous times on cyber breaches and liability issues. He has served as a volunteer leader of his children’s Cub Scout program and as a member of the Long Hill Township Zoning Board of Adjustment.  In 2018, he served on the Relay for Life of Greater Morristown Leadership Committee.

Thomson Reuters included Mike on its Super Lawyers “Rising Star” list in 2008, 2010 and 2011. He was also named to the New Jersey Law Journal’s “40 under 40” list in 2009, which recognizes high achievers and future leaders in the legal world.  Mike is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™, the highest ranking available.  See Awards and Honors Methodology

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