Michael J. Flynn


(302) 351-9661 T
(302) 498-6217 F

Michael is an associate in the Intellectual Property Litigation Group and serves on the Firm’s Diversity Committee.  He represents clients as lead or Delaware counsel in litigation in the District of Delaware in a wide variety of industries, with a particular focus on web-based technology, networking, and retail technology.  Representative clients include Amazon.com, Alcatel-Lucent, Aruba Networks, Cisco Systems, Hotels.com,Orbitz, Pfizer, Rite Aid, Sprint, Staples, Trend Micro, and Xilinx. In 2016, Michael was named an “associate to watch” in the Chambers USA category for Delaware Intellectual Property.

Prior to law school, Michael worked as a consultant on public policy and legislative advocacy on local, statewide and national issues with an emphasis on technology, environmental issues and strategic business development.  For several years, he hosted a public affairs radio program on Delaware’s leading news station, and frequently appeared on radio and television news shows.

As an entrepreneur, Michael has owned and managed several businesses, including an Internet applications firm that developed web solutions for Fortune 500 companies, regional banks and national retailers.  In that role, Michael gained technical experience in web-based solutions for customer retention and integration between online and bricks-and-mortar businesses.

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association (Intellectual Property Law, Business Law, and Litigation Sections)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Richard S. Rodney Inn of Court


Chambers USA 2016 Ranks Morris Nichols Band 1 in Four Delaware Practice Areas; 25 Morris Nichols Attorneys Recognized Among the Best in Delaware

Wilmington, DE (May 27, 2016) – The 2016 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business again ranked Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP as a Band 1 law firm in the Delaware categories for Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Chancery, Corporate M&A & Alternative Entities, and Intellectual Property. Twenty-five Morris... Continue Reading