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Michael B. Pullano

Shareholder | mpullano@smsm.com
Shareholder | Philadelphia, PA
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Michael B. Pullano is a shareholder in Segal McCambridge's Philadelphia office. With career-long litigation experience, Mr. Pullano has focused his practice on complex catastrophic injury cases in the products liability realm and in the defense of professional negligence matters. His practice is nationally based with marked experienced in state and federal courts in a myriad of jurisdictions. He has spent his entire civil litigation career representing manufacturers and/or suppliers of heavy construction equipment. Additionally his clients include a wide range of manufacturers of fuel dispensers, refuse collection vehicles and Liquified Propane Gas pumps and compressors. In his work as counsel in professional liability cases, Mr. Pullano has represented architects and engineers, attorneys, and municipal professionals, including prosecutors and police officers. His clients include public and private entities, including Fortune 500 companies, as well as individuals. He also has significant experience in the defense of employment claims and in defamation and civil rights matters.

Prior to joining Segal McCambridge, Mr. Pullano was a partner in a litigation firm based in Philadelphia. Following law school at Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago Kent College of Law, he practiced as an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia for many years. Mr. Pullano obtained his B.A. from Catholic University in Washington, D.C.

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • Senior Hearing Committee, Disciplinary Board of Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (2005-2011)

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Successfully represented the county prosecutors in the Eastern District of PA and Third Circuit
  • Prevailed in the defense of a law firm defendant and individual attorneys in a Dragonetti action in Philadelphia County which was affirmed on appeal
  • Prevailed on 120(b)(6) motion in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in an alleged due process violations case against a local county and its D.A. which resulted in dismissal of plaintiff's civil rights claims

It's An Honor To Be Your Friend? Social Media & Judges (April 30, 2104)

Discovery Rulings Increasingly Unfriendly to Facebook Users' Privacy Rights, Social Media Law & Policy Report (October 1, 2013)

What's Not to 'Like' About Service to Facebook? (May 10, 2013)