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J. Michael Echevarria

J. Michael Echevarria, B.A., magna cum laude from UCLA in 1980 (Honors/Achievements: Highest Honors, Sociology Department, Norton Simon Foundation Scholarship, American Sociological Association Fellowship and Chancellor’s Intern Fellowship); J.D., Harvard Law School in 1983 (Recipient, Harvard Law School Scholarship, Member, Sociedad Interamericana and Staff Member, Dicta). Legal Publications: Author, “A Precedent Embalms a Principle: The Expansion of the D’Oench Duhme Doctrine,” 43 Catholic University Law Review 746 (1994); “2B or Not 2B,” The Law Teacher 3 (Spring 1985); “Reflections on O.J. and the Gas Chamber,” 32 San Diego Law Review 492 (1995); and Co-Author, “The Ploys of Summer: Antitrust, Industrial Distrust, and The Case Against The Salary Cap For Major League Baseball,” 22 Florida State Law Review 827 (1995). Associate Professor of Law (1991-1995) and Professor of Law (1995-1996), Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, CA (While Professor: Commencement Grand Marshall, 1994, 1995; Chairperson, Admissions Committee, Member, Academic Standards Committee). Mr. Echevarria is a member of the California bar; his federal bar admissions include the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. jme@thomasllp.com

Experience as Attorney. Mr. Echevarria is of counsel to the firm. Mr. Echevarria played a prominent role in representing the FSLIC, FDC and RTC during the savings & loan crisis of the late 1980’s and testified on the need for banking system reform before the Government Oversight Committee of the United States Congress (reported in S.HRG 194-37, 21-25, 97-115). Reported Appellate Decisions: Chevron v. Bragg Crane & Rigging; T.M. Hylwa v. Palka; FSLIC v. Molinaro (two decisions); Bartram v. FDIC.

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