Mike Eagan represents corporate and individual clients in complex litigation matters involving mass toxic torts, asbestos exposure, product liability, negligence, insurance recovery, contract disputes, securities, real property disputes, and mortgage litigation. Mike strives to resolve matters in his clients’ favor efficiently and decisively through motion practice prior to trial.
In keeping with the firm’s commitment to pro bono service, Mike volunteers for the Justice & Diversity Center’s Motion to Vacate Project, defending low-income tenants from eviction following entry of default judgments, and for the Clemency Project 2014, seeking to reduce excessive minimum sentences for nonviolent offenses.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Mike was a member of the special litigation team at Orleans Public Defenders in New Orleans through his participation in the firm’s Public Interest Fellowship Program. His work included trials, motion practice, appellate briefing, and advocating for clients in postrelease proceedings.
Representation of global bank against breach of contract claim brought by purported class of real estate appraisers, resulting in settlement and dismissal of all claims following removal and transfer to U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
Representation of a global investment banking firm against claims of market manipulation under California law, resulting in granting of summary judgment against plaintiff.
Representation of a national bulk transportation carrier against surface water nuisance and trespass action filed by upstream property owner, resulting in granting of summary judgment against plaintiff.
Representation of an engineering contractor against toxic tort and product liability claims, resulting in voluntary dismissal of action by plaintiff.
Representation of a corporate officer against insider trading inquiry, resulting in dismissal of investigation by regulatory authority.
Representation of professional seeking recovery of cancelled disability insurance coverage, resulting in settlement before trial.
Stanford Law School, 2010, J.D.
University of Notre Dame, 2005, B.A.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California