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Michael J. Farnan

919 North Market Street
12th Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801

P: 302-777-0338
F: 302-777-0301

Michael J. Farnan

Michael’s practice focuses on litigation primarily in the areas of complex commercial law, intellectual property, commercial bankruptcy, and high stakes personal injury. Michael has tried jury trials in Delaware’s federal and state courts.

Michael regularly appears in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware as Delaware Counsel for patent holders and companies involved in patent litigation. He also represents clients in antitrust, securities, serious personal injury, and general litigation matters. In addition, Michael represents creditors, committees, trusts, and similar entities before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Michael also litigates complex business and serious personal injury disputes before the various Delaware state courts. Michael has been part of teams that have been responsible for recovering billions of dollars on behalf of their clients.

Michael is admitted to The Million Dollar Advocates Forum in recognition of the substantial recoveries he has obtained on behalf of clients. He has also been recognized by Delaware Today as a top lawyer and Chambers and Partners as “Up and Coming.”

Michael is a member of the Federal and Delaware Bar Associations. He currently serves as Co-Chair of the Federal Civil Panel of the Delaware Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Michael also volunteers his time representing pro se prisoner inmates and has received favorable outcomes on their behalf.


  • Dickinson College, B.A., cum laude, 2004
  • University of Toledo, J.D, cum laude, 2008
    • University of Toledo Law Review, Note and Comment Editor

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware
  • New Jersey

Our Attorneys

Joseph J. Farnan Jr.
Sue L. Robinson
Joseph J. Farnan, III
Brian E. Farnan
Michael J. Farnan
Rosemary J. Piergiovanni