Michael C. Parme is a trial lawyer and represents clients in civil actions arising primarily from commercial liability and business disputes, employment-related claims, professional liability, and complex multi-party construction and environmental litigation. He has been recognized locally and nationally as an insurance industry leader for developing creative and solution-focused strategies for litigation management as well as transferring or minimizing client risk. His litigation practice includes representing:
Mr. Parme serves as both employment litigator and general counsel for businesses challenged with employment issues, including legal compliance review and defense of clients in both court and administrative forums. He has successfully defended clients in actions alleging discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour violations.
Mr. Parme was selected as one of San Diego’s Rising Stars from 2015-2021 by Super Lawyers magazine and was named a Breakout Award winner in 2017 by Business Insurance magazine. He is also a Certified Litigation Management Professional (CLMP).
Michael is a Visiting Associate Professor of Practice for the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management, lecturing on subjects of business litigation, business law, and emerging issues in business law. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for California Lawyers for the Arts. Michael is the Legal Chair and Secretary for the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Emmy® Awards), Pacific Southwest Chapter. He was also selected for the pro bono legal panel for the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California.
Notre Dame Law School (JD, 2008)
Creighton University (BA, 2004)
CLM San Diego Chapter, Vice President
San Diego Defense Lawyers
Association of Business Trial Lawyers
Lawyers Club of San Diego
Notre Dame Club of San Diego
Certified Litigation Management Professional, Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
Business Insurance Breakout Award 2017
Super Lawyers, San Diego Rising Stars 2015-2022