Michael Engle to Head Pennsylvania State Committee for American College of Trial Lawyers
Michael J. Engle, a partner in Armstrong Teasdale’s Litigation practice group, has been named chairperson of the Pennsylvania State Committee for the American College of Trial Lawyers. The committee is responsible for all activities of the College within the state, which includes judicial and attorney CLE training, outreach and social activities, and nomination and vetting of candidates to become Fellows of the College. He will serve for a two-year term.
Founded in 1950, the American College of Trial Lawyers is the preeminent organization of trial lawyers in North America and is dedicated maintaining and improving the standards of trial practice. Fellowship is extended by invitation only to experienced trial lawyers following an extensive evaluation process. Membership can never be more than 1% of the total lawyer population of any state or province, and there are currently more than 5,800 Fellows across the U.S. and Canada.
Engle is a skilled trial lawyer with more than 20 years of experience handling complex criminal cases, internal investigations and compliance matters. He also handles a variety of civil litigation matters, especially the defense of False Claims Act or qui tam actions. regularly represents individuals, public officials and professionals, public and private companies of all sizes, nonprofits and other organizations in federal and state courts primarily on the East Coast, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland and Washington, D.C. His representations often involve parallel criminal, civil or regulatory proceedings or investigations. He also routinely represents clients in connection with grand jury subpoenas and civil investigative demands (CIDs).