Sherin and Lodgen partner David A. Michel presents on the Federal Bar Association webinar on working with and challenging expert witnesses

November 30, 2023

Sherin and Lodgen partner, David A. Michel, presented at the Federal Bar Association (FBA) webinar, “Working with and Challenging Expert Witnesses,” on November 29. David and fellow panelists discussed the legal standards for admissible expert testimony, practical tips for working with a scientific expert in science based cases, and strategies for why, when, and how to challenge the opinions of an opposing expert.

David currently serves as Deputy Chair of the FBA’s Labor and Employment Law Section and on the Board of the Younger Lawyers Division as 1st Circuit Representative. A partner in the firm’s Litigation Department, David assists clients in resolving complex business, real estate, and employment disputes. His experience includes representing companies in a variety of complex civil and commercial disputes in federal and state court and through alternative dispute resolution. In particular, David represents companies, developers, and landlords involved in real estate disputes, including adverse possession, and zoning. He also represents clients in employment matters involving restrictive covenants, discrimination, and wage and hour litigation.

The Federal Bar Association, founded in 1920, is a national bar association with approximately 15,000 members and at least one chapter in almost every state. The FBA is dedicated to the advancement of the science of jurisprudence and to promoting the welfare, interests, education, and professional development of all attorneys involved in federal law. Its members run the gamut of federal practice: attorneys practicing in small to large legal firms, attorneys in corporations and federal agencies, and members of the judiciary.