Partner, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick LLP
Michael Taaffe is the department administrator of the Broker-Dealer Litigation and Arbitration practice group of the Shumaker firm. Mike is Board Certified in Business Litigation and is also the Data Breach Practice Group Team Leader. Mike's practice focuses on the representation of public and private corporations and their officers, directors, and key employees in a variety of matters, including: restraints of trade, garden leave provisions, unfair competition, employment contracts, partnership separation, and torts, as well as securities-related litigation involving arbitration, securities customer disputes, broker-dealer recruitment, "raiding" litigation, change in control issues, deferred compensation issues, compensation and separation agreements, wrongful termination, and Form U-5 issues. Mike regularly practices before state and federal courts, as well as state and federal securities regulators and self-regulatory agencies.