MICHAEL R. DELUCA, was born in Providence, Rhode Island on December 22, 1960. He was admitted to the Rhode Island bar in 1987 and the Massachusetts bar in 1998. Michael is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island since 1988, the United States Supreme Court, 1997, the U.S. Court of Appeal for First Circuit, 2000, the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 2000, and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2012. Education: Northeastern University (B.S., With Honors, 1984); Western New England College School of Law (J.D., 1987). Pi Sigma Alpha (National Political Science Honor Society) Member: Rhode Island Bar Association (Past Member, Superior Court Bench/Bar Committee); Rhode Island Bar Editorial Board (1998 to 2005), Massachusetts Bar Association, American Bar Association. Second Language: Italian.
Since joining the firm as an associate in 1988, Michael has had an extensive civil trial practice in all areas of civil litigation. Michael became a partner 1997. His practice has included all aspects of personal injury and insurance litigation. Michael has extensive experience in construction litigation (including construction injury litigation, contract litigation, indemnification disputes, additional insured litigation and construction defect litigation). In addition, his practice has included complex product liability litigation, catastrophic injury and wrongful death matters, premises liability litigation, contract and commercial litigation, workers compensation and medical malpractice. Michael has handled numerous automobile collision cases and has provided legal opinions and analysis to insurance companies since 1987 in both matters of coverage and liability of insureds.
Michael has extensive experience with jury trials and with all aspects of court room litigation including oral argument, appellate argument, direct and cross examination of lay and expert witnesses and depositions. Michael also has extensive experience in all forms of alternative dispute resolution, including arbitrations, mediations, appraisals, and the like.
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