Michael Altaffer is a Partner in the Phoenix office of Resnick & Louis, P.C. where he concentrates his practice in the areas of civil litigation, personal injury and property damage litigation, and insurance coverage and bad faith litigation. He is regularly involved in insurance claims consulting for insurers on all aspects of coverage analysis and opinions for first-party and third-party claim investigations and claim handling for both commercial lines and personal lines of insurance including property insurance, liability insurance, auto insurance, Uninsured and Underinsured motorist coverage, property damage appraisals, arson and fraud, construction insurance matters and general insurance matters.
Michael has conducted numerous jury trials on insurance coverage, insurance bad faith, personal injury defense, and the defense of property damage claims. He has participated in contested matters before the Arizona Registrar of Contractors.
Michael graduated from East Texas State University and attended Texas Tech School of Law where he served as an Associate Editor on Law Review. After graduation he moved to Arizona.
Michael has been AV Peer-Rated by Martindale Hubbell for more than 20 years and has been selected to SuperLawyers in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. He is a member of Arizona Finest Lawyers and was recognized by America’s Top 100 Attorneys-Arizona.
Michael is licensed to practice law in the state of Arizona, United States District Court for the District of Arizona and United States District Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.