Michael is a trial lawyer with 18 years of experience. Before co-founding Hoffer & Webb, Michael was a partner at a national insurance defense firm. There, he litigated catastrophic injury and fatality cases, including trucking, automobile, premises liability, insurance bad faith, and product liability. Michael also had an active practice with insurance coverage, employment, and civil rights litigation.
At Hoffer & Webb, Michael continues his practice in all these areas. Michael prides himself in truly listening to his clients to understand their needs so that he can craft a strategy to get them there. Michael also takes the time to help his clients understand the legal process so they can partner with him to get the result they deserve. Michael’s deep understanding of insurance coverage and the insurance claims process ensures that his clients will obtain the best result possible.
Michael grew up on the windswept plains of Bismarck, North Dakota, and he graduated magna cum laude from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota with a degree in English Literature. He then attended the University of Georgia School of Law in Athens, Georgia. After obtaining his law degree cum laude, Michael had the honor to serve as chambers staff attorney for the Honorable J.L. Edmondson, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
When he’s not working, Michael enjoys spending time with his kids and friends, playing trumpet, cooking, and tinkering with bourbon. Michael also gives back by volunteering in the community, including leadership positions in the Lakeside High School Band Association and coaching the Henderson Middle School Academic Bowl team.