Michael J. Block is the Secretary of the Firm and the Managing Shareholder of the Philadelphia office, and has been a member of the firm since its inception in 1993. Mike graduated from Glassboro State College in 1980, where he was a center on the football team. He received his law degree from Rutgers University in 1984.
Mike has extensive experience litigating cases since 1991. He has tried dozens of cases to verdict in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Virginia, and Texas. Mike is involved in all aspects of litigation for many Fortune 500 companies and has assisted with managing and resolving thousands of toxic tort cases for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and premises liability clients over the years.
He negotiates resolutions of many of our most significant cases with plaintiff’s firms around the country.
Only five percent of the lawyers in each state are selected. He is licensed to practice in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Mike is on the Board of Directors and the President-Elect for the South Jersey Chapter of JDRF.
- Pennsylvania, 1984
- New Jersey, 1984
- West Virginia, 2004
- U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1984
- U.S. Supreme Court, 1988
- U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1988
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1994
- Rutgers School of Law – Camden, Camden, New Jersey, J.D. – 1984
- Glassboro State College, B.A. – 1980
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