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J Michael Hennigan

McKool Smith - Los Angeles

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  • One California Plaza
  • Los Angeles, California, USA
  • CA 90017

Profile submitted by J Michael Hennigan

Practice Areas

Complex commercial litigation

Professional Memberships

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; American Law Institute; American Board of Trial Advocates; Board of Visitors, University of Arizona College of Law; Trustee, Los Angeles County Bar Association; Chair, Litigation Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1998-99; Member, California Judicial Council Task Force on Complex Civil Litigation.


Mr. Hennigan has been lead counsel in more than 45 major jury trials in state and federal court. As lead trial counsel for plaintiffs, he has litigated judgments and settlements of more than $8 billion for his clients. Before entering private practice, Mr. Hennigan was a trial attorney with the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice, and was a lecturer in research and writing at the University of Arizona College of Law.


University of Arizona College of Law (JD, with distinction, Order of the Coif, 1970); University of Arizona (BA, 1966).