Michael P. Manfredi Partner




Michael Manfredi takes a holistic approach to managing the litigation process, first seeking quick and cost-effective resolutions to potentially protracted liability cases and accelerating turnaround through procedural dismissals, substantive dismissals, successful tenders and negotiated settlements. When matters are more complex, he develops targeted strategies in the areas of employment & labor, premises liability, insurance defense and transportation. Michael’s clients include members of the medical community, local government, commercial and residential construction businesses, and the ridesharing and micro-mobility industries. 

Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Michael worked at a highly respected civil litigation firm in Atlanta, Georgia, and gained significant experience while serving as an assistant attorney general at the State’s Office of the Attorney General, where he represented state officers and officials sued for alleged constitutional violations and tort claims and appeared before federal and state judges for trials, oral argument and pretrial conferences.

Representative Matters

Secured jury verdict in case involving $4 million claim for allegations of negligent security.

Succeeded in two bench trials involving claims of negligence, breach of contract and conversion.

Obtained summary judgment for local municipality and police officer accused of negligence and vicarious liability.

Conducted deposition of plaintiff’s expert physician that served as basis for summary judgment being granted in medical malpractice case against OB/GYN.

Independently managed and completed all aspects of discovery and expert discovery, including depositions, written discovery, and site and parts inspections for medical malpractice, local government, commercial and residential construction defect, and premises liability cases.

Served as lead counsel in mediation of cases involving claims for more than $1 million.