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Michael L. Fox (JD '94) Named Managing Partner at Duane Morris LLP

Pepperdine Caruso Law alumnus Michael L. Fox (JD '94) has been named managing partner at Duane Morris LLP in San Francisco.

Fox represents energy producers, chemical and equipment manufacturers, construction and pharmaceutical companies and public entities in toxic tort, environmental release, general liability and serious personal injury matters. He has extensive experience litigating complex, multiparty disputes involving alleged exposure to airborne and groundwater contaminants, as well as commercial disputes involving antitrust claims, trade secrets, corporate governance and insurance. Fox has tried and arbitrated several cases to verdict. He has argued numerous appeals before the California Supreme Court, California Courts of Appeal and the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, including disputes involving toxic exposures, insurance coverage, privacy rights, public access, premises liability, civil procedure and application of California’s anti-SLAPP statute.

“Michael is a respected, heavy-duty trial lawyer who is well known and highly regarded in the Bay Area,” said Matthew A. Taylor, Chairman and CEO of Duane Morris.

 “It’s an exciting time of growth and expansion for our San Francisco office, and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to be a part of it,” said Fox.