(December 12, 2018 — Sarasota, FL) Maglio Christopher & Toale, P.A. is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Michael J. Cowgill to its complex litigation practice, including the firm’s national metal on metal hip litigation team. Mr. Cowgill comes to the MCT Law Sarasota office from Portland, Oregon, where he co-founded his own firm, Meadowlark Immigration PC. Cowgill represented clients before the Executive Office of Immigration Review and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in asylum and deportation proceedings. Cowgill also worked as a law clerk on contract law and environmental law issues with in-house counsel at Iberdrola Renewables (now Avangrid), an international utilities corporation. Before attending law school, Cowgill was a legal researcher at Maglio Christopher & Toale, P.A. Now, years later, he’s returned to the Firm’s Sarasota office as an accomplished attorney focusing on high profile metal on metal hip replacement litigation.
“No one should ever feel like the odds are against them when the law is on their side,” says Mr. Cowgill. “I’ve always represented people who need someone to speak up for them against huge government institutions and profit-driven corporations.”Mr. Cowgill graduated from Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, OR where he was also a legal writing teaching fellow. He earned his Bachelors Degree from New College of Florida, the state’s highly competitive honors college. Michael was born and raised in Miami, FL and is a native Spanish speaker.