Michael J. Dell is a leading trial and appellate lawyer who has been successfully resolving business disputes for his clients for more than 30 years. Michael represents corporations, accounting and financial services firms, and individuals in civil litigation in state and federal courts, in internal investigations, and in connection with investigations and enforcement proceedings before government and regulatory agencies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). His work on behalf of his clients involves a broad range of business matters, including securities, accountants’ and auditors’ liability, commercial, real estate, insurance, patents and intellectual property, False Claims Act, ERISA, fiduciary and employment, antitrust, and trusts and estates lawsuits.
A skilled advocate, Michael has extensive experience representing clients in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) proceedings, including arbitrations and mediations before FINRA (the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority), the American Arbitration Association, the International Center for Dispute Resolution, JAMS, the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution and other ADR forums. Although he most often represents defendants, Michael has secured many judgments and settlements on behalf of plaintiffs.
Michael’s recent arbitrations include prevailing in a purchase price adjustment arbitration on behalf of a large consumer company concerning the methodology to be used, and the successful defense of a “Big Four” accounting firm in a two-week professional liability arbitration, a financial services firm in a two-week securities arbitration, another financial services firm in a 25-day international securities arbitration that was dismissed at the close of the claimants’ case, and a financial services firm in a 24-day securities arbitration.
Last Updated September 2019