Michael L'Homme

 

Michael R. L'Homme

Mike’s practice includes general liability defense (motor vehicle, premises liability and property damage), toxic tort and product liability claims including talc and asbestos defense, New York labor law including construction defects, medical malpractice, appellate practice, commercial and banking litigation and professional liability defense. He has represented a variety of defendants including contractors, professional engineers, business and property owners, manufacturers/ suppliers and a Fortune 100 insurance company. He handles all aspects of litigation from discovery through bench or jury trial and appeal.

Prior to joining Litchfield Cavo, Mike worked as trial counsel for a Fortune 100 insurance company, successfully representing clients in tort, toxic tort, construction, product liability, employment litigation, PIP litigation, subrogation defense and SIU investigations in state and federal court. As a trial lawyer, he handled all aspects of litigation, from depositions and substantive motion practice through resolution at mediations, arbitrations and settlement. During Mike’s first two years as trial counsel, he successfully represented individual and commercial clients in numerous jury trials to verdict.

During law school, Mike worked as a full-time law clerk at a Fortune 100 insurance company’s in-house litigation firm and subsequently at a regional litigation firm, assisting with its role as national coordinating counsel to Fortune 100 companies in multi-jurisdictional toxic tort and product liability litigation.

Additionally, Mike worked as a judicial intern in the Massachusetts state court system as well as the Massachusetts State Senate, where he drafted memoranda and decisions pertaining to a wide range of civil matters.

Prior to law school, Mike worked at a marketing firm where he negotiated sponsorship agreements between his clients and organizations such as the PGA, Churchill Downs, Minor League Baseball and the New York State Fair. In his spare time, he enjoys travel and live music.

Education

  • Suffolk University Law School, JD, 2014; cum laude
  • Sacred Heart University, BS, 2009; business, magna cum laude

Admissions

  • New York
  • Massachusetts
  • United States District Courts: District of Massachusetts, Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York

Professional Activities

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)