Issa J. Michael
The Michael Law Firm was founded in 2003 by Issa J. Michael. Mr. Michael graduated with honors from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 1996 in the top 20 percent of his class, and he received the prestigious American Jurisprudence Award.
From the beginning of his law career to the present, Mr. Michael has worked exclusively as a litigation and trial attorney. From 1996 to 2002, Mr. Michael worked primarily in insurance and corporate defense, serving as outside counsel for some of America’s largest insurance companies and private companies such as The Hartford, Southern Pacific Transportation Company, Union Pacific Railroad and Freightliner.
In 2002 and 2003, Mr. Michael specialized exclusively in the representation of injured railroad workers under the Federal Employer’s Liability Act (FELA), where he prosecuted cases primarily in federal court, helping secure millions of dollars for clients.
In 2003, Mr. Michael founded his firm. The firm focuses exclusively on the representation of seriously injured individuals. Mr. Michael has secured tens of millions of dollars for his clients through trial and settlements.
Mr. Michael and his cases have been featured in local and national media such as KPIX (CBS), KGO News (ABC), The Recorder, Daily Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Wall Street Journal, Contra Costa News and the San Jose Mercury News.
Mr. Michael is a member of the California Bar, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association and Consumer Attorneys of California. He is admitted to practice in every federal court in California. Although based in San Francisco, the firm litigates cases throughout the state and across the nation.