Michael Dube

Adjunct Professor, Amateur Sports Law: Legal Issues in Youth, College & Recreational Sports

Michael Dube is an honors graduate of Rutgers College (1999) and an honors graduate of Rutgers School of Law-Camden (2002). From September 2002 through August 2003, Mr. Dube served as an appellate law clerk to the Honorable Naomi G. Eichen, J.A.D. Mr. Dube joined Sherman, Silverstein, Kohl, Rose & Podolsky, P.A. as an associate in September 2003, representing parties in diverse areas such as personal injury, products liability, medical malpractice, first-party insurance coverage, antitrust, employment, sports law (including the representation of top amateur and professional athletes with regard to litigation matters), complex commercial litigation, copyright and trademark, and criminal law.

In 2006 and 2007, after just a few years of practice, he was recognized as a New Jersey Rising Star. In 2008, Mr. Dube relocated with family to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and began working for a large law firm, where he represented plaintiffs in FINRA arbitrations, and defendants in sophisticated medical professional liability matters, insurance coverage matters, and high-exposure liquor liability litigation. Mr. Dube rejoined Sherman, Silverstein in 2010. Mr. Dube was selected for inclusion in the 2012 and 2015 New Jersey Rising Stars list. Mr. Dube has “second chaired” three arbitral awards of $7,300,000 or more in favor of his firms’ clients, has successfully represented clients in the New Jersey Superior Court-Appellate Division, the Pennsylvania Superior Court, and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and has substantial expertise and experience in brief writing, and appellate practice. Michael Dube at a game

He has been quoted in The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Kentucky Herald-Leader, and The Thoroughbred Times, among other publications. Mr. Dube is admitted to practice in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts.

A songwriter in his spare time, Mr. Dube has written over 250 songs, and has been a songwriter member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) since 2000. He is presently completing the music and lyrics to “For A Song,” a full-length musical about the intersection of songwriting and the law.

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