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In addition to representing consumers before the Bankruptcy Court, Michael has considerable experience with civil lawsuits against finance companies, banks, mortgage companies and other lenders who engage in predatory lending practices, having obtained some of the largest settlements in the nation for these types of "predatory lending" cases.
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His successes include a variety of practice areas, and his clients range from high-profile members of the National Football League to white collar workers. Most notably, his triumphs include one of the largest defamation awards in Wisconsin history against a private individual, where Michael successfully helped his client...
Pezzulli understands the emotional and financial toll of taking legal action...
Michael S. Komar has almost twenty-five years of experience handling complex insurance coverage and commercial litigation matters. Mr. Komar's insurance coverage litigation experience has included handling dozens actions involving pollution, asbestos, silica, lead paint, toxic tort, construction defect, general liability and California Prop. 64 and 65 claims, in addition to representing insurance clients in prepackaged bankruptcy, reinsurance, broker liability and first-party property disputes. Many of the coverage actions defended by Mr. Komar involved claims not only for declaratory judgment and breach of contract, but also bad faith and unfair claim handling practices.
Mr. Komar has developed an intimate working knowledge of...
I also serve as an alternative dispute resolution neutral and have been selected by litigants to serve as mediator in numerous cases. I am certified as a mediator by the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. I also am on the national arbitrator rosters...
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