Michael Fluhr focuses his practice on various types of complex commercial litigation, including securities/blockchain, products liability, intellectual property and eDiscovery.
Michael counsels myriad clients in the firm’s rapidly growing cryptocurrency/blockchain practice. He has counseled a large cryptocurrency exchange on issues concerning litigation and risk management. He has counseled token issuers on various issues of compliance with US regulations. He is currently counseling a new cryptocurrency exchange on registering with FINRA as a broker-dealer and with the SEC as an Alternative Trading System. Michael also publishes articles and presents on current legal topics in cryptocurrency/blockchain.
Outside of the cryptocurrency/blockchain space, Michael has represented financial institutions in litigation related to credit reporting and complex financial instruments such as credit default swaps and collateralized debt obligations. He served as lead counsel for a major credit reporting agency in over a dozen cases filed under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Michael has represented various product manufacturers, including several large automobile manufacturers, in both individual and class action claims in jurisdictions throughout the world. He currently serves as national coordinating counsel for a large German auto manufacturer.
Michael counsels clients on information governance and eDiscovery, including identification, preservation, processing, and review and production of electronic evidence, including through the use of advanced analytics and predictive coding. He has also handled lawsuits requiring forensic investigations.
Prior to his legal practice, Michael served as a judicial clerk to Judge William Martini of the US District Court of New Jersey and Justice Warren Matthew of the Alaska Supreme Court.
Securities and Financial Litigation and Risk Management
Products Liability Litigation
Intellectual Property Litigation and Counseling