Overview

Miguel A. Lopez advises and represents clients on matters involving the protection of trade secrets and proprietary data, worker classification and independent contractor issues, sales commissions, and exemptions to the federal and state overtime laws. He has extensive experience working with clients in the technology and healthcare sectors, among others, and has a special interest in start-up and gig-economy businesses.

Miguel represents clients in all aspects of employment litigation, including matters involving unfair competition, worker misclassification, and executive compensation. He litigates in federal and state courts, and has arbitrated at FINRA, JAMS, and the American Arbitration Association.

From 2012 to 2014, Miguel served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Ursula Ungaro of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Secretary

Trade Secrets Committee

New York City Bar Association

Regional Deputy

Hispanic National Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

The Post-COVID Workplace in Financial Services

New York, NY

November 9, 2022

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative

New York, NY

November 3, 2022

Education

  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2011
  • B.A., Columbia University, 2008

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

Bar Admission

New York

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York