Michael Buscemi

Michael Buscemi

San Diego, California
Michael Buscemi
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Michael Buscemi is a litigator with nearly 20 years of experience specializing in Business Litigation, Insurance Coverage Litigation, Construction Disputes and Representation of Design and Construction Professionals. Mr. Buscemi provides aggressive, cost-effective legal services to local and national companies and individuals.

Mr. Buscemi graduated from the University of San Diego in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. In 1999, Mr. Buscemi obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law and was admitted to the United States Department of Justice Honors Program.

Mr. Buscemi is admitted to practice before the courts of the State of California and the United States District Court for the Southern and Central Districts of California. Mr. Buscemi represents clients throughout California, both in state and federal courts. He has also appeared pro hac vice as counsel in the states of Colorado, Oregon and New Mexico.

Areas of Practice

  • 30% Construction Litigation
  • 30% Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • 20% Complex Civil Litigation
  • 20% Business Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2000


  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D. - 1999
  • University of San Diego
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Dean's List

Representative Clients

  • Alcala Company, Inc.
  • TCS Construction, Co.
  • Catalina Pacific Underground
  • AM-Mex International


  • International War Crimes Prosecution, Enright Inn of Court, 2009 - 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • California Bar Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • San Diego Defense Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
  • Forum Committee on the Construction Industry, Business Law Section
  • Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section
  • Enright Inn of Court, Barrister

Pro Bono Activities

  • Big Brothers of San Diego County, 2007 - Present

Ancillary Businesses

  • Real Estate Development
  • Property Management