Mike joined Mendes in 1998. He has been an Equity Partner in the firm since 2012 and serves on the firm’s Management Committee. Mike’s practice is currently focused on representing insurers and reinsurers in the areas of healthcare professional liability, life sciences, and medical billing E&O. Mike serves as monitoring and coverage counsel, evaluates bad faith issues and potential exposure, drafts policy wordings, and performs claim reviews. Mike has successfully rehabilitated underperforming claims facilities and managed complex multi-party litigations. Mike’s healthcare experience includes physician, long term care, allied healthcare, and hospital professional liability insurance and reinsurance. His life sciences experience includes pharmaceutical and medical device products liability and clinical risk programs.
Mike also has extensive experience managing construction defect claims and performing claims reviews of programs insuring developers, general contractors, artisan subcontractors, and design professionals under general and professional liability policies, as well as project-specific OCIP and wrap policies. In addition, Mike has performed claim reviews of programs in the areas of environmental liability, general liability, liquor liability, commercial and personal auto liability, and sports & recreation liability.
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- Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1998
- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S.I.E., 1991
- New York, 1999