Michael Resch is a partner in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice of Mayer Brown. His practice focuses on complex civil litigation, consumer class actions, and white collar criminal defense (including matters involving physical security issues), with an emphasis on cases involving accounting and financial issues. He has experience in a wide range of litigation matters, including jury trials, appellate arguments, negotiations with governmental agencies, internal investigations, taking and defending expert depositions, and drafting and opposing appellate briefs, writ petitions and summary judgment motions.
Michael has been part of numerous trial teams involving various criminal and civil claims such as mail fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy, patent infringement, false advertising, trade secret misappropriation and contract disputes. He has handled all aspects of jury trials, including closing arguments, direct and cross-examinations, jury instructions and pre-trial and post-trial motion practice. He has also worked extensively on briefing on matters before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the California Court of Appeal and the California Supreme Court.
In 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009, Michael was named a Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star by Law & Politics magazine.