Michael Scullin - Counsel
MICHAEL SCULLIN practices in the area of international, commercial and non-profit law. He has handled a broad variety of matters, including establishment of U.S. entities by foreign nationals, related immigration matters, international estates, transnational litigation, intellectual property issues and negotiation and drafting of cross-border sales, distribution, joint development and licensing contracts.
Michael is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University. He also holds a Diploma in Advanced International Legal Studies from the McGeorge School of Law in Salzburg, Austria. Prior to joining Monteverde McAlee & Hurd, he was appointed clerk to the Honorable Robert L. Kunzig of the United States Court of Claims (now the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit).
Michael is a member of the bar of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He is also admitted to the following federal courts: Supreme Court of the United States, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, United States Court of Federal Claims.
Michael has served multiple terms as Co-Chair of the International Law Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association. He is also founder and director of the Lyon-Philadelphia Attorney Exchange Program. He has been recognized for Exemplary Service by the Philadelphia Bar and Volunteers for Indigent Persons. In 2005, Michael received the Presidential Medal of Honor from the Rhône Alpes region in France. He has also been selected as a “Super Lawyer” in Pennsylvania. He previously acted as a legal advisor in corporate and financial transactions in Geneva. Beyond the practice of law, he has also served as CEO of a foundation supporting cancer research and treatment, creating an international network of foundations, and executive director of one of the largest global law firm consortiums, Multilaw, based in London.
The author of numerous articles, Michael is an Adjunct Professor at Temple University’s Fox School of Business and Management, teaching International Law and Cyberlaw, and a guest lecturer on International Labor and Employment Discrimination, in Arcadia University’s MBA program. He has also been a featured speaker at the various universities and many other venues in Asia, Europe and North and Central America.
Michael is Honorary Consul of France in Philadelphia and Wilmington, Delaware, and former President of the Consular Corps Association of Philadelphia. He has served on the Boards of a number of non-profit organizations, including the French-American Chamber of Commerce, the Institute of Contemporary Art, the Global Philadelphia Association, the Philadelphia Association of Zeta Psi, the Alliance Française de Philadelphie, the Reading Terminal Market Merchants’ Catering Company, the FINRA Board of Arbitrators (Securities), the Global Philadelphia Association, and Philadelphia Audiences for Arts and Culture, as well as the Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College. He is an Honorary citizen of Chollabuk-do, Korea, and a Fellow of the Institute of Korean American Studies. Michael is also a Trustee of the French International School of Philadelphia. He is fluent in French.