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Michael J. Conway

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Michael J. Conway has an extensive background as a litigator, transactional attorney, and in-house general counsel. Mr. Conway’s clients include corporations, closely-held businesses, entrepreneurs, C-suite executives, and shareholders. His industry experience includes real estate, banking, restaurants, franchises, educational products, Internet sales and marketing, advertising, and telemarketing.

Mr. Conway handles a wide range of business-related disputes, including complex contract, business fraud, real estate, partnership, intellectual property, employment and bankruptcy litigation. During his more than four-year tenure as in-house counsel for an educational products marketing corporation with more than 20 inter-related companies in multiple states, Mr. Conway routinely handled a variety of litigation matters, including the defense of a $478 million lawsuit filed against the companies and owners by the Federal Trade Commission.

Mr. Conway provides guidance to business owners and executives on many substantive issues, including contract negotiations, leasing, labor and employment matters, and regulatory, advertising and licensing issues. His significant experience as both a litigation and transactional attorney provides his clients with a unique perspective on successfully managing brands, growth, competition, marketing, acquisitions, and capital.

Representative Matters

Education

J.D., Cum Laude, Order of the Coif, Loyola Law School, 1995
B.A., Cum Laude, University of California at Los Angeles, 1992
Chief Justice, Scott Moot Court Honors Board

Admissions

State of California
State of Massachusetts

Professional and Community Activities

Member, California State Bar
Member, Massachusetts State Bar
Board of Governors, Loyola Law School (1998-2008, President, 2004-05)
2005-2009, Rising Star Award, Law & Politics and Southern California Super Lawyers magazines

Publications

Three Pitfalls to Avoid When Operating a Family-Run Business
Family Law News
May 2006
Stopping the Merry-Go-Round: The Choice Between California and Federal Preclusion Law Can Determine the Outcome of a Second Action

Los Angeles Lawyer, Co-Author
December 1999
Fraud Claims: Getting a Second Bite – A look at the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision in Archer v. Warner

Speaker, Continuing Legal Education Seminar
December 2003
Pre-Petition Litigation Regarding Non-Dischargeable Debt: The Impact of the Supreme Court’s Decision in Archer v. Warner

Speaker, Continuing Legal Education Seminar
October 2003
Contract Issues Involving Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code

Speaker, Electronic Resellers Association International annual conference
March 2001