Michael Agoglia is a partner at Morrison & Foerster LLP. His practice is concentrated in complex civil litigation relating to financial services companies, particularly the defense of consumer class actions and enforcement actions. He is the former Co-Chair of the firm’s Financial Services Litigation Practice Group and the Managing Partner of the San Francisco office.
Throughout the two decades that he has been practicing law, Mr. Agoglia has defended a variety of financial services institutions in a wide range of litigation, government enforcement, and ADR contexts. He has served as national coordinating counsel for national banks, mortgage bankers, auto finance companies, insurers, and other financial services companies in connection with challenges to alleged referral schemes, unfair business practices, privacy breaches, regulatory violations, and pricing issues. He has also represented financial services industry trade groups on numerous occasions in appellate proceedings, including at the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Agoglia frequently writes and speaks on topics of financial services litigation and enforcement. He is a graduate of Boston College and Harvard Law School.