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Michele M. Vercoski

Partner

Michele M. Vercoski first joined McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP in 2007. She is a partner at the firm.

On October 29, 2018, Michele became one of the very small number of attorneys in the Country to appear and argue before the United States Supreme Court, where she argued that individual consumers and employees who have agreed to bring their legal claims in arbitration have a right to do so on an aggregated basis, such as in a class action, in the case Lamps Plus Inc. et al. v. Varela, which involved contract language that arguably allowed aggregated arbitration.

Michele Vercoski received her Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers College of Nursing in 2001, where she was a Dean’s List honoree. She then attended Tulane University Law School, earning her J.D. degree in 2004 and graduating Order of the Coif and magna cum laude. While at Tulane, Michele was the recipient of the CALI Excellence. Prior to beginning her plaintiff’s practice, Ms. Vercoski clerked for Judge, Steven L. Lefelt, New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division.

Ms. Vercoski has obtained excellent financial recoveries to clients in personal injury, product liability, class action fraud, and workplace harassment and discrimination. She is heavily involved in cases involving harm to women. Whether it is personal or financial harm, Ms. Vercoski passions is helping women receive equal compensation at the workplace, be able to go to schools and work free from sexual harassment, and help women receive fair compensation when they have been harmed. Whether that is a wife and mother that has lost a spouse due to negligence of others, a female employee subjected to sexual harassment, a female nurse that is subjected to work place environment that causes serious injuries, or a Fortune 500 fraud, Ms. Vercoski is a tireless advocate that has gotten justice and great results for her clients.

Ms. Vercoski’s involvement and accomplishes in the community include serving on the Board of Directors at Montessori Redlands, and having run more than 30 marathons in the last 5 years, including running and placing high in her class at multiple Boston, New York and Chicago marathons.

Contact Michele Vercoski today at (909) 345-8110.

Education

  • J.D., Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2004
  • B.S., Rutgers College of Nursing, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 2001

Professional Associations

  • California Bar Association
  • San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • California Young Lawyers Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

  • ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting - September 13, 2018
    • Panelist Speaker on Labor Pains: Antitrust Challenges to No-Poaching and Non-Solicitation Agreements
    • Antitrust Committee
Featured Successes
  • $1.7 Million

    Settlement for defective ankle implant and medical malpractice case

  • $525,000

    Auto Negligence Settlement
  • $1.2 Million

    Settlement fund established in class action against slim fast

  • $950,000

    Settlement for airway burn product and medical malpractice case

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Hear From Michele

  • Michele explains that she works on cases with medical experts and how her medical background helps her understand the medical industry.

  • Michele talks about how her nursing background helps her with cases that have complicated health issues.

  • Michele discusses how she helped make a change with a case.

  • Michele talks about why she became a lawyer.

  • Michele explains how her nursing background has helped her as a lawyer.

  • Michele talks about the importance of being located in the Inland Empire.

  • Michele explains why it's important to know the local judges.

  • Michele addresses equality and the #METOO Movement

  • Michele talks about what she hopes to accomplish in the no-poach cases.

  • Michele discusses what she's proud of professionally.

  • Michele explains how McCune Wright Arevalo differs from other firms.

  • Michele states where she went to law school.

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Respected In The Legal Field

  • McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP Cory's a fighter and offers exceptional representations to his clients. He's also a great representative for the Inland Empire.
  • McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP He is level headed, makes good judgements, communicates well with his clients.
  • McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP I am happy to know that a firm of this caliber is in Redlands and would HIGHLY recommend them.
  • McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP I felt like my lawyer understood me and would take my case personally.