Michael J. Wolf is a Partner in the Jackson office of Resnick & Louis, P.C. where he practices in the areas of General Litigation, Public Sector Law, Civil Rights Defense, Public Entity Defense, Workers’ Compensation, Hospitality & Retail Defense, Labor and Employment, SIU/EUO, Professional Lines, Construction Defect, Design Professionals, A&E, Premises Liability and Commercial Litigation. Michael has served as counsel related to energy efficiency, natural gas procurement, renewable energy credits, demand response, and transmission interconnection matters. Michael has earned scores of defense wins by motion and has a career filled with litigation experience including over 100 trials, he has also argued before the Mississippi Supreme Court, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and has briefed matters before the United States Supreme Court.
Additionally, Michael has 15 years of trucking and transportation experience; He has represented 24/7 Truck Inc. (small) , White Sands Trucking (Medium sized Mississippi), Lenroy Taylor.
Michael has been often recognized for his achievements, including recently the Mississippi Business Journal, “Leader in Law” honor.
Michael was born in Upland, California. He is admitted to California Bar, 1992, admitted to Mississippi Bar, 1999, Central District of California; 1993, U.S. Southern District of Mississippi; 1999, U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals; 2001, Northern District of Mississippi; and the United States Supreme Court, 2004. He attended the University of California at Irvine, (B.A. 1988) and the University of LaVerne College of Law (J.D. 1992), He is a member of Delta Theta Phi law fraternity. Author and Business Editor, University of LaVerne Law Review. Student Bar President and Student of Distinction (1992). Clerk in California Fourth District Court of Appeals (1991). Member: The Mississippi Bar and California Bar Associations; Capital Area Bar Association; Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association; Executive Committee for the Mississippi Bar Government Law Section Committee (2007-2013); Executive Board of the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association (2010 to 2012). Past Committee Chair of the Mississippi Claims Association and Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association Annual Joint Seminar 2009 and 2010. Author and Speaker at numerous Continuing Education Seminars.
Michael moved to Mississippi in 1998 to marry the wonderful Stacy Wolf, and is the proud father of Mary Rose and Owen.
Michael is licensed to practice law in the states of Mississippi and California.