Michael A. Snider
Michael A. Snider is an associate at McCoy Leavitt Laskey LLC. Michael graduated cum laude from Marquette University in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in Philosophy. He obtained his J.D. from Marquette University Law School in 2011. Michael participated in moot court and clerked for a large Wisconsin plaintiff's firm during law school. He focused his studies on civil litigation with an emphasis on tort, product liability, and environmental issues.
In practice, Michael has defended national corporations, insurers, and small businesses faced with claims arising out of product issues; fires and explosions; construction defects; professional negligence; premises liability accidents; and other civil wrongs. He has tried cases to verdict, most recently having second-chaired a five-day auto accident jury trial in Milwaukee County. He has litigated a broad range of substantive and procedural issues in state and federal court, including statutory defenses, contract disputes, subrogation, arbitration, and insurance coverage. Michael has significant experience drafting appellate briefs; and has also advocated for clients in administrative hearings. He is a member of the Wisconsin State Bar and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin. He has defended clients pro hac vice in several other states, including Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, and Texas.
Michael has been a volunteer “big brother” in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program since 2011.