Michael Fasciale represents clients, including manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies, in complex product liability actions in state and federal courts.
Prior to law school, Michael was a litigation paralegal in the firm’s Products Liability group.
During law school, he served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Brian R. Martinotti, U.S.D.J., U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; represented federal litigants in settlement conferences in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; and participated in the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Investor Advocacy Program, one of the nation’s ten live-client securities arbitration clinics.
Michael was the president of Seton Hall School of Law’s Entertainment & Sports Law Society. He is the author of The Patchwork Problem: A Need for National Uniformity to Ensure an Equitable Playing Field for Student-Athletes’ Name, Image, and Likeness Compensation, 52 SETON HALL L. REV. 899 (2022), which discusses the constitutional, statutory, and practical implications of implementing federal legislation in the evolving name, image, and likeness sector.
Prior to joining McCarter & English, Michael served as a law clerk to the Honorable Carmen Messano, C.J.A.D. (ret), New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division. As a law clerk, he prepared bench memoranda, processed emergent applications, and revised and edited judicial opinions for publication.