Michael A. Yoder, Esq.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Yoder has handled hundreds of cases across the United States and recovered more than $7,000,000.00 for his clients since 2018. Based in Washington, D.C., Mr. Yoder focuses his practice on constitutional litigation, civil rights, whistleblower and employment disputes, and personal injury litigation.
Prior to opening his own firm, Mr. Yoder worked at two prominent national law firms and managed the complex civil litigation and mass torts division at one of the nation's most competitive personal injury firms. Mr. Yoder has been involved in litigation in numerous cases that captured national headlines, including:
In re: 3M Dual-ended Combat Arms™ Earplugs Product Liability Litigation
- represented hundreds of disabled veteran's regarding the known concealment of defects in earplugs that were sold to the Department of Defense and provided to our military personnel from 2003-2015
In re: Capital One Data Breach Security Litigation
- represented 106 million people whose data was compromised during the massive 2019 data breach caused by a hacker who accessed the information through Amazon web servers
Women for America First v. de Blasio, et al.
- represented Women for America First in a lawsuit against NYC Mayor, Bill de Blasio, who refused to allow the women's empowerment organization paint their slogan on the streets of New York City while allowing Black Lives Matter Network, Inc. paint their slogan on 8 different city streets
Outside of complex civil litigation, Mr. Yoder has also also represented numerous whistleblowers against insurance, corporate, and government corruption. Prior to practicing in Washington, D.C., Mr. Yoder studied the Mafia's criminal enterprise in Florence, Italy and international patent and copyright infringement in the European Union. In 2017, Mr. Yoder traveled to The Hague, Netherlands and attended portions of former Côte d'Ivorian President, Laurent Gbabgo's criminal trial after he was charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity in the International Criminal Court.
Mr. Yoder practices throughout the United States and has represented clients from 47 of 50 states. He has also represented citizens from foreign nations and focuses his practice on litigating in federal courts throughout the country.
- District of Columbia
- U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit