MG+M Attorney Michael D. Goggans will be a speaker on Perrin Conference’s upcoming webinar on cyber breaches: "We've Been Breached, Now What? Breach Simulation and Practical Strategies for Incident Response" on Thursday, June 21, 2018, live at 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST. Michael and other speakers will discuss topics such as company response strategies and obligations and cyber insurance.
Michael focuses his practice on mass torts (including asbestos, talc, and silica), intellectual property, cybersecurity, corporations, and general litigation. Michael has wide-ranging experience, allowing him to bring a unique perspective to client issues. He has served as general counsel for a multinational family of companies, on national coordinating counsel teams for multiple companies in asbestos litigation, as a municipal attorney, and as an assistant district attorney.
Michael is an adjunct professor of law at Seton Hall, where he teaches intellectual property and cybersecurity courses. In addition to his formal teaching, Michael has presented numerous CLE courses on topics ranging from toxic torts to patent reform. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science Foundation since 2001 and served as its president from 2006 to 2011. Michael also served as the vice president of the Association of Corporate Counsel's Intellectual Property Committee from 2008 to 2011. Additionally, he was a member of Mississippi Secretary of State's Advisory Committees for the revision of laws relating to trademarks (2008), trade names (2009), and limited liability companies (2009).
Michael received his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in New York City and his LL.M. in Intellectual Property from Franklin Pierce Law Center (now the University of New Hampshire) in Concord, New Hampshire.