Michael Abed represents large self-insured clients and insurance companies in a wide range of subrogation matters involving motor vehicle accidents, construction and workplace accidents, premises liability actions and general negligence. Michael works with his clients to examine the facts of a loss and develop a strategy for recovery, from assignment to completion.
Prior to joining White and Williams, Michael first served as a corporate officer and general counsel for a growing nutraceutical company located in southern California, reporting to a former member of the NSC. Upon graduating into litigation centric positions, he accumulated extensive experience in all aspects of both state and federal litigation across the United States taking cases to verdict in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and California.
Michael’s experience with both the defense and prosecutions of various claims, as well as his experience as a corporate officer give him a unique and comprehensive perspective of litigation, adding value to his work for his subrogation clients.
Bar and Court Admissions
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Loyola Law School - Los Angeles, JD
University of California Irvine
News & Insights
- War Stories: Subrogation in Practice2.20.20
BLOGS & PODCASTS
- Help Me Help You - How Working With Claimant’s Counsel Can Maximize Your Lien Recovery- "Part 2: The Investigation''3.21.23
This is the second part of the three-part series entitled “Help Me Help You - How Working With Claimant’s Counsel Can Maximize Your Lien Recovery.”
In “Part 2: The Investigation,” Partner Brett Tishler and Associate Michael Abed take a deeper dive into the crucial steps that subrogation professionals execute immediately after a workers’ compensation third party claim is filed. Some of the topics covered in this episode include, gathering facts from the insured/employer, talking to witnesses, gaining access to the premises and gathering information about the machine that caused the injury to boost lien recovery.
Mark your calendar to listen to Brett and Michael for “Part 3 - The War Story: Successes and Failures” on Tuesday, April 18th!