Mikael H. Stahle is a senior associate at MLG. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1992 and received his J.D. from Loyola Law School in 1995, where he was a member of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review. He has been a member of the California State Bar since 1996. Mr. Stahle has been practicing civil litigation in both state and federal court for over 20 years, with the past 15 years primarily devoted to class action litigation, and has been the attorney with primary responsibility for the day-to-day litigation and prosecution on behalf of the plaintiffs in 50+ class actions.
He has prosecuted numerous appeals, including appellate victories leading to published opinions in Olvera v. El Pollo Loco, Inc. (2009) 173 Cal.App.4th 447 (successful defense against appeal of denial of motion to compel arbitration in wage and hour class action) and Safeway v. Superior Court (Esparza) (2015) 238 Cal.App.4th 1138 (successful defense against writ petition following certification of class of 220,000 retail workers).
EDUCATION & ADMITTANCE
University of California, Santa Barbara in 1992
J.D., Loyola Law School, 1995
California State Bar, 1996
MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS
In addition to Mr. Stahle’s professional admittances, he is an active member of California’s legal community.