Michael is a founding partner of Torres, Scammon, Hincks & Day, LLP. With more than 15 years of experience as a litigator in federal and state trial and appellate courts, in addition to representing clients in arbitrations and mediations across the country, Michael brings a high level of tenacity and skill to each case he handles. Michael recognizes that every client and each new matter demands individualized attention and care and his dedication to the specific needs of his clients has led to his recognition as a “Massachusetts Super Lawyer” in the field of business litigation every year since 2014.
Michael has represented the residents of Stoneham and Winchester in the Massachusetts Legislature as their State Representative since 2015. He was named as Vice-Chair of the Joint Committee on the Judiciary in 2019 and hears bills on a wide range of issues including civil rights and civil liberties, housing rights, court administration, criminal justice, and the recall and salaries of judges, among other matters. In his second term, Michael was elevated to the position of Vice-Chair of the House Committee on Personnel and Administration where he helped redraft the House’s internal policies on sexual and workplace harassment.
Michael’s fierce loyalty to his clients and his ability to harness his experience in both the courtroom and the court of public opinion allows him to work closely with his clients throughout their cases to realize strategic goals at every stage of representation.
Michael has represented both companies and individuals in a number of different business litigation matters, combining his advocacy skills with specialized subject matter expertise to achieve successful resolutions in all manner of disputes. He has secured settlements and won judgments for his clients in complex commercial disputes involving, among other issues:
Michael provides advocacy and counseling services for individuals and businesses in all manner of employment-related cases. He regularly advises companies crafting employment policies and contracts and brings his decade-plus of experience to bear on behalf of individual clients negotiating both separation packages and employment agreements with their employers. Michael has appeared in state and federal courts as well as in arbitration proceedings and private mediations on behalf of his clients and has achieved successful resolutions in employment-related matters, including:
While many of Michael’s successes in litigation are resolved confidentially, below is a sampling of some of his recent successes:
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