Michael Breslin focuses his practice on technology-based litigation, privacy and data security issues, counseling clients in the Fintech sector and class action defense. Mr. Breslin has direct experience with data privacy and security breach issues, litigation involving claims concerning trade secret misappropriation, confidential information and computer systems protection, consumer class action defense (particularly in the internet retailing area), software licensing and implementation, unfair and deceptive e-commerce practices, e-mail and digital media marketing, and restrictive covenant drafting and litigation. Mr. Breslin is a member of Kilpatrick Townsend's Class Action Team and has experience litigating and settling consumer class actions involving claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act and other federal statutes. He is also skilled in electronic discovery and computer forensics evidence, and has represented some of the nation’s largest online and technology-focused service providers and retailers, including Fortune 500 companies, in a variety of matters.

Mr. Breslin has been recognized as a Georgia "Rising Star" for General Litigation in 2017 and the six years immediately preceding by Super Lawyers magazine.

Professional & Community Activities

State Bar of Georgia, Technology Section, Executive Committee, Member

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, J.D. (2005)
    cum laude
  • University of Georgia, B.B.A., Management of Information Systems (2002)
    summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia (2005)

Admissions

  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Who We Are

What fully engaged means to me:

Making your clients' business your business. By committing yourself to learning the intricacies of your clients' operations and industries you are able to fully understand their goals so that you can anticipate their needs. There is no substitute for a genuine appreciation of the issues our clients face, so the aim is to be more than just outside counsel. You strive to integrate yourself into your client's team and inherit your client's objectives. Being fully engaged like this allows you to effectively represent your clients' interests with poise and confidence.

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Michael J. Breslin

Experience Highlights

Trade secret and breach of contract litigation against engineering and manufacturing firm
Represents an engineering and manufacturing firm accused of developing machinery using the confidential information and trade secrets of a supplier more
Trade secrets litigation for a major physician staffing and placement firm in Georgia state court
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of a major physician staffing and placement firm in an action against a competitor and former more
Breach of contract litigation for Dash Crofts
Served as local counsel and lead trial counsel for Dash Crofts, of Seals & Crofts, a popular 1970s folk rock group, in a federal lawsuit raising more
Lawsuit against insurance broker and major insurance carriers for bid-rigging and other market misconduct
The firm served as lead counsel in litigation against our client’s insurance broker and several major insurance carriers, including AIG, Travelers, more