Michael Joyce assists clients with litigation, including a wide variety of commercial disputes and insurance matters. His commercial litigation experience includes high-stakes contractual disputes, intellectual property and software cases, trade secret misappropriation and other injunction matters, and construction cases. Mike’s insurance litigation work includes defending fiduciaries against claims asserted under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). His ERISA experience also encompasses the defense of a global health insurance and health service company against ERISA benefit claims.
Mike also represents media industry clients, including professional sports teams, news media agencies, and television producers, on matters ranging from defamation to privacy issues to government open records/Right to Know Law disputes. Mike includes in his First Amendment experience one of Pennsylvania’s most significant open records cases, which included a record-setting sanctions award in favor of the client.