Michael Rott is the managing partner at Hiden, Rott & Oertle, LLP (HRO) and has served as general counsel to the San Diego Riptide, a former AF2 Arena Football Team, legal counsel to two (2) Major League Baseball Teams (MLB) and legal counsel to NFL players in 3rd party actions and Workers" Compensation claims.
Michael represents clients throughout California and across the US for matters involving serious injuries on and off the job, as well as consumer product class actions.
Michael has served as class counsel in a number of Class Actions and presently serves as an Executive Committee Member in a Multi-District Litigation Class Action against Apple, Inc.
Michael was interviewed by ABC News regarding this class action. To read the complete interview, copy and paste this link: http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/story?id=5719561&page=1
Michael was most recently interviewed by NBC News regarding the September 8, 2011 Southwest Blackout. To read the complete interview, copy and paste this link: http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Restaurants-Sue-SDGE-129924153.html
Michael is proud to serve the men and women of our Armed Forces at Camp Pendleton, in Oceanside, California, as a Civilian Panelist Attorney for General Civil Legal matters.
Michael is the author of The Employee"s Workers" Compensation Handbook and is a sought after guest lecturer on labor issues and legal trends.
Michael is also a licensed California Real Estate Broker and the Founder of Union Real Estate. Union Real Estate is a Real Estate Brokerage Firm which provides representation to clients in sales and acquisition of residential and commercial properties.
Michael has served as a Judge Pro Tempore for the San Diego Superior Court, Small Claims Division and the Workers" Compensation Appeals Board, San Diego Division.
Michael is a past Committee Member for the San Diego County Bar Ethics Committee and in 1996, Michael was selected as an interviewee for the California State Bar Committee on Professional Rules and Conduct.