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Michael I. Fistel Jr.

Co-Founding Partner

Mr. Fistel is one of the founding partners of Johnson Fistel and manages the firm’s Georgia office.  For more than two decades, Mr. Fistel has dedicated his practice to protecting investor and consumer rights in complex class action and derivative litigation nationwide.  In doing so, Mr. Fistel has been instrumental in obtaining millions of dollars for aggrieved shareholders, consumers, and businesses in class action litigation.  Through his derivative practice, Mr. Fistel has secured significant cash recoveries and caused sweeping corporate governance reforms on behalf of numerous publicly traded companies, including at Southern Company, Twitter (n/k/a X), FirstEnergy Corp., and CoreCivic, Inc.

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Mr. Fistel has been recognized as one of Atlanta’s top lawyers by a number of third-party sources based upon peer reviews, including the following: