Michael P. O’Mullan, a partner with the firm, concentrates his practice in a wide range of commercial litigation matters in the state and federal courts of New Jersey and New York, with an emphasis on securities litigation and financial services matters. He also has experience in products liability litigation, with a particular emphasis on medical device litigation.
His securities litigation experience ranges from representing New Jersey pension funds in a national multidistrict litigation to representing individuals in enforcement actions brought by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Michael represents brokerage firms, banks, insurance and reinsurance companies, mortgage and title companies, pharmaceutical services providers, and other corporations, as well as pension funds, corporate officers and business owners, in a variety of commercial disputes. He also represents New Jersey entities, including financial services institutions and other corporations, responding to subpoenas arising out of state and federal lawsuits. Michael has represented small business owners in disputes commonly faced by closely held businesses, such as enforcing employee non-compete agreements, resolving acquisition-related disputes and disputes among business owners.
Michael 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, Michael graduated magna cum laude from Rutgers University. Michael spent the first five years of his career as a litigation associate at Cahill Gordon & Reindel in New York City.
Michael has lectured on civil discovery matters, has served as a volunteer leader of his children’s Cub Scout program and is a member of the Long Hill Township Zoning Board of Adjustment.
Thomson Reuters included Michael 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. See Awards and Honors Methodology.
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