Michael is co-chair of Winston & Strawn’s 200 lawyer intellectual property practice group. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants in patent jury trials. Michael has twice been selected as the outstanding intellectual property litigator in Illinois (2013 – ILO Lexology, and 2015 – Managing IP). He has successfully litigated a wide range of technologies including telecommunications, wired, wireless, and optical networking and internetworking, semiconductor and computer fabrication, design and architecture, engineered substrates, laser optics, packaging, finance, and consumer goods. Michael has handled Markman and summary judgment hearings and jury and bench patent trials in jurisdictions across the country. He is a member of the Steering Committee for The Sedona Conference Working Group 9 on Patent Damages and Remedies (WG9) and Working Group 10 on Patent Litigation Best Practices (WG10).