Michael  Stadnick

Michael Stadnick

Partner, Stadnick Nowierski-Stadnick LLP
  • Consumer Law, Business Law, Intellectual Property
  • New York, Oregon
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Mike co-founded Stadnick Nowierski-Stadnick LLP in 2021. Before that, Mike spent nearly twenty years litigating complex trials and appeals in courts all over the country. He served as trial counsel in dozens of cases on behalf of clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small private businesses, and for both plaintiffs and defendants. Mike has served as counsel in cases resulting in over $100 million in settlements for his clients, jury verdicts for his clients totaling over $1 billion, and several complete defense verdicts for his clients. He has received recognition for his trial work in articles such as This Verdict Made Jaws Drop, The National Law Journal, February 18, 2008, and Deals & Suits: Rambus v. Infineon, Corporate Counsel, June 22, 2005.

Before relocating to Bend, Oregon, Mike practiced for nearly 20 years in New York City. He was a partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation group at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in New York City before leaving in 2010 to co-found New York litigation boutique Desmarais LLP. There, Mike helped grow Desmarais from a three-lawyer office to a firm of over 50 attorneys recognized by Vault as one of the top 5 midsize firms in New York City.

Mike received his J.D. from New York University School of Law, magnum cum laude, in 2000. Earlier, Mike received a master’s degree in Molecular Genetics from the University of Pennsylvania, and a bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Wesleyan University.

Practice Areas
Consumer Law
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Litigation
Intellectual Property
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  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
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Oregon State Bar
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Federal Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Stadnick Nowierski-Stadnick LLP
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Desmarais LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
New York University School of Law
J.D. (2000) | Law
Honors: Order of the Coif, magna cum laude
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University of Pennsylvania
M.S. (1997) | Molecular Genetics
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Wesleyan University
B.A. (1994) | Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
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Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
New York State Bar
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Oregon State Bar
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Websites & Blogs
Stadnick Nowierski-Stadnick LLP Website
Mike Stadnick's Website Profile
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Contact & Map
Stadnick Nowierski-Stadnick LLP
920 NW Bond Street, Suite 203
Bend, OR 97703
Telephone: (541) 323-2302
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Office hours are currently available by appointment only. Virtual consultations are also available.