Michael Stortz

Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Michael J. Stortz defends companies against claims of unfair competition, false advertising, consumer fraud, breach of warranty and product defect, as well as claims arising under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and related federal and state statutes. He also counsels companies as to compliance with these statutes. His practice includes the successful defense of national consumer class actions. He has a track record of defeating such actions at class certification or at summary judgment. Stortz also has tried consumer claims to successful conclusion in federal and state courts, and prevailed at arbitration of such claims. He has successfully argued appeals involving class certification of claims under California’s Unfair Competition Law and Consumer Legal Remedies Act.