Michael Flynn is a seasoned trial lawyer with over 25 years of experience who concentrates his practice in the areas of complex civil and commercial litigation. He has been rated AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 peer rated in Martindale-Hubbell and serves as lead counsel for insurers and companies in highly regulated industries — such as railroads, shippers and motor carriers — in state and federal courts throughout the U.S.
Michael has gained national acclaim for his success in numerous high-profile cases for his clients. His work has been featured in publications such as the MBA Journal and the Massachusetts Lawyers’ Weekly — where a case he litigated was reported in 2004 as one of the “biggest” defense wins of the year, — and in the Massachusetts Lawyers’ Weekly Annual Report of the largest defense verdicts in 1995 and 1996. Most recently, he was featured in a December 2014 Buffalo Law Journal article for his successful $5.3 million dollar settlement on behalf of an injured construction foreman.
Michael frequently speaks on various litigation-related topics — such as trial skills and strategies, persuading juries, evidentiary matters and developments in the law — to legal, claims and trade organizations, including the NARTC, the ASLRRA, the New England Railroad Club, and the Southeastern Claims Conference. On the cutting-edge of industry trends and technology, Michael also addresses timely issues such as FRSA/OSHA Whistleblower law and how to leverage the latest technological innovations in a legal environment.