Michael R. Pontrelli, Esq. is a partner with Foley & Lardner LLP, where he is a member of its Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Environmental Regulation Practices and the Insurance & Reinsurance and Nanotechnology Industry Teams. Mr. Pontrelli handles a range of complex litigation in federal and state courts across the country. A seasoned trial and appellate lawyer, he has had particular experience structuring, managing, and resolving large cases. In 2004, 2006 and 2007, he was named a Massachusetts Super Lawyer, an honor received by 5% of the state bar. He is the principal author of “Close Corporations and the Duty of Utmost Good Faith and Loyalty” in the book Massachusetts Corporate Law and Practice, a widely-cited reference work for business lawyers and litigators.