University of Maine
B.S., with distinction, 1991
Western New England College School of Law
J.D., cum laude, 2007
District of Massachusetts
District of Connecticut
First Circuit Court of Appeals
American Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
Hampden County Bar Association
Mike Roundy is a member of the firm’s Litigation/ADR Department. His practice includes the areas of commercial litigation, property tax abatement, utility law, construction law, insurance defense and professional malpractice litigation. He also works with the firm’s Construction Law, Health Law and Employment Law Practice Groups.
Mike handles all aspects of civil litigation and has represented corporate, business and individual clients in both state and federal courts and at the Appellate Tax Board. He has represented business owners, large and small corporations, religious organizations, public utilities, consumers and individuals in a variety of matters, including disputes relating to contracts, construction, leases, real estate, intellectual property, enforcement of mechanic's liens, regulatory issues, products liability, employment/wage issues, fraud, civil rights, non-compete agreements and tax appeals.
Currently, Mike serves as a board member for the Amelia Park Children's Museum and the Greater Westfield Emergency Food Pantry. He has also been Clerk of the Westfield Business Improvement District, a Cub Scouts/Boy Scouts leader and a Westfield Little League coach. He is an active alumni volunteer at Western New England University School of Law, as a moot court judge, and served for two years on the Western New England Law Review advisory committee.
Before becoming an attorney, Mike was a science editor, trademarks editor and production coordinator at Springfield dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster. He was later the editor-in-chief of the Western New England Law Review.
Mike served as a law clerk to the Honorable Alfred V. Covello, United States District Court, District of Connecticut, for a one-year term in 2007-2008.
Author: Reconcilable Differences: A Framework for Determining the "Interception" of Electronic Communications Following United States v. Councilman’s Rejection of the Storage/Transit Dichotomy, 28 W. New Eng. L. Rev. 403 (2006).
Obtained judgments in excess of $400,000 in favor of commercial landlord in lease non-payment actions.
Represented major public utility company in connection with multiple tax appeals relating to property tax assessed on electric transmission and distribution assets valued at over $1 billion.
Represented software company in connection with breach of contract dispute with international shipping company, resolved with favorable settlement.
Represented local manufacturing company in connection with dispute over vendor installation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) computer system, resolved with favorable settlement.
Obtained summary judgment favor of national banking client in bankruptcy Adversary Proceeding, on issues relating to federal preemption of state-law claims.
Obtained dismissal of federal civil rights claims brought against private individual on the grounds he was not a state actor under any of several tests for determining whether a private party might be found to be acting on behalf of the state.
Represented minor victim of sexual abuse by school employee in civil rights action resulting in favorable settlement.
Obtained dismissal of claims against corporate executive of wireless communications infrastructure company brought by plaintiffs in both Connecticut and Massachusetts courts.
Developed products liability case against manufacturer of defective surgical equipment that had knowledge of a defect, modified the product, and in the process created another defect implicated in the injury at issue.