Mike Klisch is a litigation partner with substantial first chair trial experience covering a diverse range of issues in federal and state courts throughout the US. He also has an active state and federal court appellate practice, including complete victories in the 4th, 5th and 11th Circuits and the Virginia and North Carolina State Supreme Courts. Beyond his courtroom experience, Mike has litigated to verdict numerous arbitrations before the AAA, ICC and CPR. 

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  • Cooley Secures Transatlantic Win for IQVIA 

  • Patheon Prevails in Antitrust Battle with Procaps 

  • Appellate Court Affirms Victory for Patheon in Antitrust Suit with Procaps 

Mike and the rest of the Cooley team think through the entire strategy, anticipate and prepare for the next moves like a chess Grand Master. – James Mullen, CEO, Patheon

  • Syracuse University College of Law
    JD, magna cum laude, 1990

  • James Madison University
    BS, 1986

Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia


Rankings & Accolades

    Best Lawyers in America

    Legal 500

Case in Point

Cooley lands complete victory for Patheon, a global provider of outsourced pharmaceutical development and manufacturing services, in prolonged litigation pursued by Procaps.

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