Michael Ziccardi is an Associate in the Personal Injury Practice Group and was a member of the Firm's Litigation Practice Group for more than four years. He focuses his practice on personal injury matters and has experience in commercial litigation and intellectual property matters. His diverse practice is exemplified by his pursuit and defense of a number of actions on behalf of both corporate and individual clients. Michael frequently appears before the District and Circuit Courts of Maryland, as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.
Michael is dedicated to representing plaintiffs in personal injury actions, including motor vehicle collisions, premises liability incidents, pool drownings, and dog bites. He has won numerous personal injury trials on behalf of plaintiffs in District Courts across Maryland. In addition, he has experience defending corporate defendants in matters involving a wide variety of claims, including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Maryland Debt Collection Practices Act, the Maryland Consumer Protection Act, malicious use of process, breach of contract, conversion, violations of restrictive covenants, and invasion of privacy.
Michael’s most recent achievements include the following:
*Defense verdict on a $100,000.00 breach of contact claim against a corporate defendant in a trial in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County;
*Defeating a motion for summary judgment filed by a defendant county government in a pool drowning case in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County;
*Dismissal of Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and Maryland Debt Collection Practices Act claims against a corporate defendant in an action filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.
Michael received his J.D. degree, cum laude, at the University of Baltimore School of Law in May 2008, where he was Managing Editor of the University of Baltimore Law Review and Captain of the AAJ Trial Team. Prior to joining Gordon Feinblatt, Michael worked as a judicial clerk with the Honorable Paul W. Grimm of the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland. He was also a judicial intern for the Honorable Kaye A. Allison for the Baltimore City Circuit Court. Michael has served as the co-coach to the AAJ Trial Team and the Evan A. Evans Constitutional Moot Court Team at the University of Baltimore School of Law. He also frequently appears as a guest judge for the Byron L. Warnken Consolidated Moot Court Competition and the National Moot Court Competition.