Eckert Seamans welcomes Michael J. O’Brien as a member in the firm’s Philadelphia office and Commercial Litigation Group
February 12, 2020
Eckert Seamans is pleased to welcome member Michael J. O’Brien to the firm’s Philadelphia office and Commercial Litigation Group. He represents publicly traded companies, privately held corporations, nonprofit organizations, small businesses, municipalities, and individuals in complex litigation matters before Pennsylvania state and federal courts. His practice includes a broad assortment of civil litigation matters, including breaches of contract, non-compete agreements, civil fraud cases, product liability, personal injury, construction and environmental actions, and other civil disputes.
In addition to his litigation practice, O’Brien has extensive experience in representing and advising nonprofits in governance matters, and counsels for-profit and nonprofit organizations addressing corporate responsibility for alleged wrongdoing by employees and agents.
From 2016-2020, O’Brien was an adjunct professor in the School of Business and Global Innovation at Marywood University, where he taught Legal Environment of Business. In addition to his civilian practice, he served as an officer in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps from 2007-2017.
O’Brien earned his J.D. from the Beasley School of Law at Temple University in 2009 and his B.S. from the Edmund J. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He is a member of the Federal, Pennsylvania, and Lackawanna bar associations.