Michael Acciavatti is a Senior Associate at Milberg with an active role in several antitrust and predatory lending cases.
Mr. Acciavatti’s antitrust experience includes representing classes of purchasers, clients in “right-to-repair” antitrust litigation, and third-payor insurance plans. He is also part of the Milberg team representing county governments against some of the world’s largest banks and financial institutions for their roles in predatory and discriminatory mortgage practices, including reverse redlining in minority communities.
Mr. Acciavatti is a 2014 graduate of Widener University with a B.A. in Political Science and was conferred a law degree at Drexel University, magna cum laude, in 2017. During law school, he was a member of the trial advocacy team, moot court board, and clerked in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Acciavatti litigated mass tort and class action cases, representing plaintiffs who were injured by consumer fraud, defective medical devices, and harmful pharmaceuticals.
Mr. Acciavatti is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and the Philadelphia Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in courts in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Notable Cases and Leadership Roles
- In re Google Play Consumer Antitrust Litigation, 3:20-cv-05761 (N.D. Cal.) – representing a class of purchasers of mobile applications through a digital app store
- In re Dealer Management Systems Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2817 (N.D. Ill.) – part of the Lead Counsel team for a nationwide automobile dealership class
- In re Deere & Company Repair Services Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 3030, 22-cv-50188 (N.D. Ill) – representing a class of farmers who were illegally restrained from repairing their own agricultural equipment
- In re Harley-Davidson Aftermarket Parts Marketing, Sales Practices and Antitrust Litigation, 23-md-3064 (E.D. Wisc.) – representing a class of motorcycle owners forced to purchase their parts and accessories of Harley-Davidson to the exclusion of cheaper competitive products
- Series 17-03-615, a designated series of MSP Recovery Claims, Series LLC, et al. v. Express Scripts, Inc., et al., 20-cv-50056 (N.D. Ill.) – representing third-party payor insurance plans who were charged supra-competitive prices for the drug H.P. Acthar Gel as a result of Defendants’ collusive anticompetitive practices, including engaging in an illegal vertical price fixing scheme
- County of Cook, Il v. Wells Fargo & Co., et al., 1:14-cv-9548 (N.D. Ill.) – representing county government