As Assistant Practice Group Leader of Bradley’s Litigation team and co-chair of the Class Action and Complex Litigation Practice team, Mike Pennington’s primary areas of practice include complex litigation, class action defense, financial services, insurance and general commercial litigation. For more than 10 years, Mike Pennington has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, where he is specifically recognized for his skills in defending commercial, mass tort, and bet-the-company litigation. He also is included in both the Chambers USA and national Super Lawyers listings of top U.S. lawyers.
Mike has defended multiple data breach class actions, including several against a retail gas and convenience store chain and a national cable internet service provider, as well as numerous class actions against national mortgage servicers, a national retail pharmacy chain, and a global chemical manufacturer. He has defended class actions brought under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), among other federal statutes and parallel state law theories.
Mike has also defended clients in MDLs, and has successfully argued for and against MDL transfer in various cases. His experience includes the defense of class and mass actions in state and federal courts in numerous venues across the country.