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Michael Boardman

Michael Boardman

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: May 22, 2017




Michael Boardman is an attorney in Holland & Knight's Los Angeles office and a member of the firm's West Coast Litigation Group. He is currently a lecturer in law and previously taught as an academic support instructor in the Graduate & International Program at USC Gould School of Law.

Boardman focuses his practice on complex business and intellectual property litigation, representing a diverse group of clients in California and federal courts across the U.S. at the trial level and on appeal. He has been involved in litigation at all stages from the filing of complaints through trial and a part of multiple trial teams that have obtained multimillion-dollar judgments. Boardman has handled a wide variety of matters for plaintiffs and defendants, including patent, trade secret, copyright, antitrust, securities and other general business litigation, as well as white collar criminal actions.

Boardman earned his undergraduate degree in English from Yale University. He graduated cum laude from Loyola Law School and is a member of the honor society Order of the Coif.  
 

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