MICHAEL J. REGAN
Michael J. Regan serves as Trial Counsel to the firm and has more than 25 years of experience litigating high-value/ high-exposure cases before trial courts throughout the United States including New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Wisconsin and Texas. Over the last two decades, Mr. Regan has served as first-chair trial counsel in more than 100 civil cases that include the representation of physicians, hospitals, and their insurers in medical malpractice litigation as well as construction entities and long-haul trucking companies involved in general liability matters. Many of those trials involved catastrophic injuries including traumatic brain damage, birth injuries, bariatric surgery, and orthopedic and spinal surgeries of all types.
Mr. Regan started his legal career at the United Nations, where he served as Counsel to the Director of the Human Rights Division of the International Labor Office in Geneva, Switzerland. Mr. Regan was appointed by a federal judge to serve as Special Trial Counsel to a U.S. Trustee in a complex, multi-jurisdictional fraud case In Re Eagle Enterprises, Inc. & Liberty Recovery Systems, Inc. that resulted in a favorable result for his clients. He has also served as a legal analyst for Fox News Corp and appeared on television broadcasts which have discussed trial and litigation issues in the media.
Mr. Regan obtained a master's degree in Labor Relations from Indiana University of PA and a bachelor's degree in International Studies from the University of Scranton before attending Touro Law Center where he received his Juris Doctor in 1994. He has continued his academic pursuits following law school and received an Executive MBA from Boston University School of Management and completed an International Law Program at Moscow State University (Russia).
Mr. Regan is very involved in supporting community-based charitable organizations. In 2008, he assisted in the creation of the Army Ranger Lead the Way Fund, a non-profit organization that supports disabled U.S. Army Rangers and the families of Rangers who have died serving around the world. He still serves as general counsel to the organization. Mr. Regan also created and managed a program that provided housing and life-support services to homeless and at-risk youth in Suffolk County, NY.