Michael W. McTigue Jr.

Michael W. McTigue Jr.

Partner, Complex Litigation and Trials; Mass Torts, Insurance and Consumer Litigation

For more than two decades, Mike McTigue has represented companies in class action defenses and complex civil litigation in jurisdictions across the country.

Bio

Mr. McTigue has counseled clients in international arbitration proceedings in the United States and in international forums. Additionally, he has substantial experience representing companies in the financial services, retail, telecommunications, technology, pharmaceutical and life sciences, education, hospitality and insurance industries.

Mr. McTigue has a successful record of obtaining early dismissals and plaintiffs’ voluntarily dismissal of claims, defending cases on the merits, defeating class certification, negotiating favorable individual settlements and curtailing the efforts of professional litigants. He routinely defends clients in matters that involve federal and state statutes, including numerous consumer protection laws, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and Fair Credit Reporting Act, among many others.

For several years, he has co-authored the Pennsylvania chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Litigation and Dispute Resolution as well as the USA chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Consumer Protection Laws and Regulations. Additionally, he has been a guest lecturer at Villanova University School of Law and the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.

Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. McTigue held numerous leadership roles at his previous firms, including serving as litigation practice head.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., Boston University School of Law, 1993 (cum laude)
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1990 (cum laude)

Admissions

  • Not admitted in New York
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Michael W. McTigue Jr.

Partner, Complex Litigation and Trials; Mass Torts, Insurance and Consumer Litigation
michael.mctigue@skadden.com