Michael Mortorano represents construction industry clients, public and private companies, and government contractors in litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts and in AAA and ICC arbitrations.
He brings a background in defending and prosecuting complex commercial cases involving claims of antitrust, unfair competition, breach of contract and fiduciary duty, business torts, and trade secret misuse.
Mike has experience managing all aspects of expert and e-discovery, taking and defending depositions, arguing motions in state and federal courts, and preparing for trial and arbitration.
Before joining Alston & Bird, Mike served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Rossie D. Alston, Jr., of the Court of Appeals of Virginia and as a law clerk at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Office of the Principal Legal Advisor.
He earned his J.D. magna cum laude from George Mason University School of Law, where he served as executive editor of the George Mason Law Review and was twice recognized as a Washington, DC regional champion and national octofinalist in the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition.
Mike earned his B.S. in business administration cum laude from Georgetown University. Before law school, Mike worked as a marketing program manager for government, military, and Fortune 500 clients.