Michael Glenn is a litigation attorney in Holland & Knight's Miami office. Mr. Glenn has broad experience representing clients throughout all stages of litigation in federal and state courts, government enforcement actions and internal investigations. His commercial litigation practice includes experience in individual and class action suits at the trial and appellate level covering a broad range of legal issues, including state and federal False Claims Act (FCA) liability, constitutional law, complex commercial disputes, mergers and acquisition disputes, product liability (pharmaceutical and medical devices), federal securities class actions, derivative actions and toxic torts.
Mr. Glenn also maintains an active pro bono practice, including representing veterans seeking discharge upgrades and habeas petitioners in federal district and appellate courts. He currently volunteers as a mentor to veterans participating in treatment at the Miami-Dade Veterans Treatment Court.
Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Glenn was an associate for more than two years at a large international law firm in Chicago, where he gained extensive experience in all aspects of litigation at the trial and appellate levels. He also served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Leslie H. Southwick of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, as well as the Honorable K. Michael Moore, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Before clerking, Mr. Glenn was a litigation associate in the New York and Miami offices of another large international law firm.
During law school, Mr. Glenn served as the writing and research editor for the Fordham Urban Law Journal. He also worked as a judicial intern to the Honorable Edward Korman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Before attending law school, Mr. Glenn served eight years as an active duty officer in the U.S. Army. He commanded a forward-deployed ordnance company in the 82nd Sustainment Brigade during Operation Iraqi Freedom. His military decorations and awards include the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with three campaign stars and the Parachutist Badge.
- Fordham University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude
- The Citadel, B.A., International Relations and Affairs, cum laude
- New York
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
- The Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division
- Chicago Bar Association
- Federal Bar Association
- Order of the Coif
- Phi Beta Kappa