Michael DeGrande is a Senior Associate at MSZL&M and has achieved consistent favorable verdicts and awards through trial and arbitration in every jurisdiction in which he practices, regularly representing clients in complex litigation where the stakes are high and exposure is routinely seven or eight figures.
While understanding the importance and potential business advantages to settling cases through early alternative dispute resolution, Mr. DeGrande has experience in trying cases in front of juries and getting results for his clients.
Mr. DeGrande joins the firm with extensive and varied experience on both sides of the bar. After more than a decade of practicing with insurance defense firms handling a wide variety of civil matters, he then worked as a plaintiff’s attorney representing injured individuals in claims ranging from auto accidents to large industrial and construction site accidents. This experience on “both sides of the v” gives Mr. DeGrande unique perspective on how to best handle and manage claims.
No stranger to the courtroom and jury trials, Mr. DeGrande is also acutely aware of the pressures on insurance companies and their insureds in an ever changing and challenging business environment. He places a daily emphasis on client communication, clarity and efficiency, to best handle difficult legal situations for his clients and their insurers.
Mr. DeGrande resides in Southern New Jersey with his wife and daughter. He enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and coaching his daughter’s soccer team.
Honors & Accolades
- Named a PA Super Lawyer in 2020