Michael Amato is an Associate in the firm’s Northeast office where he focuses his practice on litigating complex insurance coverage issues on behalf of policyholders. Michael began his career as an insurance coverage attorney by working as a Law Clerk at SDV and graduating from the firm’s Summer Associate program.

Michael is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law, where he focused his studies on civil litigation. During his law school career, he served on the Executive Board of the International Law Society, as well as the Executive Board of the Domestic Violence Awareness Coalition. Michael engaged in significant volunteer work, specifically with domestic violence victim support organizations, the Virtual Whitehouse Eviction Prevention Summit, and schoolwide fundraisers. Upon graduation, Michael’s classmates awarded him the “Most Likely to Make a Judge Laugh During Trial” award.

Michael graduated from Endicott College magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and a Minor in English. During his undergraduate tenure, Michael played for the baseball team and was a member of the Baseball Team Players’ Committee and the Leaders of Endicott Athletics Committee.

Michael resides in Milford, Connecticut where he enjoys reading, weightlifting, hiking, meditating, and playing pickleball in his free time.  


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