Litigator Michael Reif provides insight, analysis, and advocacy for complex business and financial industry disputes. Mr. Reif has served clients in a wide variety of fields including banking and securities fraud, consumer retailing and franchising, telecommunications, products liability, and class action defense. In addition, he counsels clients on TCPA, Can-Spam, and CASL compliance and advises on cybersecurity, mobile marketing, and data security best practices. His experience also includes a two-year Federal court judicial clerkship and multiple, individual pro bono client representations.
Born and raised in the Twin Cities, Mr. Reif is deeply committed to his community. Particularly interested in education, he serves as an instructor in the University of Minnesota Law School's Law in Practice course, a volunteer at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, and is currently a member of the firm's Mentoring and Hiring Committees. In 2011, he received the Francis Xavier Award for his tutoring work at Cristo Rey.
Mr. Reif has served as an assistant adjunct law professor at the University of Minnesota Law School since 2009; a Law Clerk to the Honorable David S. Doty, U.S. District Court, Minnesota from 2006-2008; Research Assistant to Professor Kevin K. Washburn, University of Minnesota Law School from 2005-2006; and Jesuit Volunteer Corps volunteer on the Northern Cheyenne and Crow reservations from 2002-2003.