Michael L. Snyder Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
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Mike has extensive trial and litigation experience, serving as lead trial counsel for numerous manufacturers in complex products liability cases around the country.

Mike has represented multi-national clients in eye implant/cochlear device litigation dealing with FDA medical trials and associated liability. He represented Acromed (now Johnson & Johnson) in a case involving bone plate and spinal screws for correcting deficiencies in the spinal column. After a three-week trial in the Northern District of Ohio, the client received the largest intellectual property verdict in the U.S. that year., Mike has litigated or tried cases in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, Louisiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wyoming, West Virginia and Wisconsin.


  • George Washington University, J.D. with honors
  • Brigham Young University


  • Ohio
  • Ohio Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


  • Listed, Crain’s Cleveland Notables in Law, 2022
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America© 2015-2022: Energy Law


  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Trial Attorneys of America

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