Michael D. Roundy
Mike Roundy’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, property tax abatement, independent investigations, employment law, utility law, probate litigation, construction law, insurance defense and professional malpractice litigation.
Mike handles all aspects of civil litigation. He has represented corporate, business and individual clients in both state and federal courts and before administrative agencies and boards. He has represented business owners, large and small corporations, religious organizations, public utilities, consumers and individuals in a wide range of disputes including disputes involving property tax contracts, construction, commercial leases, real estate, intellectual property, regulatory issues, products liability, defamation, employment/wage issues, fraud, civil rights, non-compete agreements, probate disputes and tax appeals.
In his cannabis practice, Mike has advised clients on issues relating to regulatory compliance and represented clients in connection with litigation and regulatory enforcement matters.
Mike has also represented witnesses and defendants involved in white collar criminal matters and governmental investigations.
Prior to joining the firm, Mike served a one-year term as a law clerk to Federal District Court judge Alfred Covello in Hartford, CT.
- New Hampshire
- District of Massachusetts
- District of Connecticut
- First Circuit Court of Appeals
- University of Maine, B.S., with distinction, 1991
- Western New England University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2007
- Trial experience involving multi-million dollar construction disputes, contracts, tax appeals, equitable claims, and professional malpractice claims.
- Extensive experience conducting independent investigations at schools, in the workplace, and for municipalities.
- Successfully argued appeals before the Massachusetts Appeals Court.
- Represented public utility companies, power generators, and other commercial and industrial clients in connection with property tax appeals.
- Achieved successful pre-trial dismissals, summary judgments, stipulated judgments, and settlements for his clients on claims involving professional malpractice, defamation, contract disputes, civil rights, bankruptcy adversary proceedings, trust disputes, commercial leases, and others.
- Represented numerous trustees, personal representatives, and other interested parties in trust and estate disputes, litigation, and appeals.
- Work has spanned a variety of industries, including software, manufacturing, banking, fantasy sports, energy, utilities, real estate development, health care, defense, pharmaceuticals, and many others.
- Work in complex litigation has included cases involving civil rights, sexual abuse, products liability, qui tam (False Claims Act) claims, cy pres (trust reformation), and federal multidistrict litigation.
- • August 18, 2023
- • August 18, 2022
- • March 14, 2022
- • November 17, 2021
- • August 13, 2020
- • October 31, 2019
- Selected by peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in the area of Commercial Litigation (2023)
- Named a Massachusetts Rising Star in Super Lawyers (2015-2017)
- Editor-in-Chief, Western New England Law Review (2006-2007)
- Abraham Smith award (2007)
- Law Clerk, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut (2007-2008)
- Board member, Holyoke Community College Foundation
- Board member, Westfield Chamber of Commerce
- Former Board member, Amelia Park Children’s Museum
- Former Board member, Westfield Babe Ruth and World Series Executive Committee
- Former Board member, Greater Westfield Emergency Food Pantry
- Former Clerk, Westfield Business Improvement District
- Former Cub Scouts/Boy Scouts leader and a Westfield Little League and Babe Ruth coach
- Alumni volunteer, Western New England University School of Law (serving as moot court judge and instructor for “Introduction to the Legal Profession”)
- Member, Hampden County Bar Association
- Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
- Member, American Bar Association
- Member, Federal Bar Association