Michael W. Olson
Michael W. Olson is an attorney at Robinson Calcagnie‚ Inc. where he handles personal injury, mass tort, and class action litigation involving products liability and consumer rights.
Mr. Olson has worked on many important Robinson Calcagnie, Inc. cases, including Yahoo! Inc. Private Information Disclosure Cases, JCCP No. 4895 (Super. Ct. Cal. Orange Cnty.) ($117.5 million class action settlement), In re Experian Data Breach Litigation, Case No. 8:15-cv-01592-AG (C.D. Cal.) (class action settlement valued in excess of $39 million), In re 21st Century Oncology Customer Data Sec. Breach Litig., MDL No. 2737 (class action settlement valued in excess of $12.5 million), and Dodge et. al. v. PHH Corp. et. al., Case No. 8:15-CV-01973-FMO-AFM (C.D. Cal.) ($17 million class action settlement). Mr. Olson was also a member of the team that helped secure a landmark settlement in Sheppard, et al. v. Mandalay Bay, LLC, et al. for the victims of the country’s worst mass shooting, and was nominated for the 2021 Consumer Attorney of the Year award by Consumer Attorneys of California.
Currently, Mr. Olson works on numerous cases, including Tsvetanova v. Regents of the University of California, Case No. 37-2021-00039888-CU-NP-CTL; In re Planned Parenthood Los Angeles Data Incident Litigation, Case No. 21-CV-44106; Hellyer, et al v. Smile Brands Inc., et al., 8:21-cv-01886-DOC-ADSx; In re Ring LLC Privacy Litigation, 19-CV-10899 MWF (RAOx); In Re Ambry Genetics Data Breach Litigation, CV 20-cv-00791 CJC (KESx), and In Re Marriott International, Inc., Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, MDL No. 2879.
After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of California‚ Los Angeles‚ Mr. Olson graduated from the University of California, Irvine School of Law. While at UC Irvine School of Law, Mr. Olson served as a staff editor on the UC Irvine Law Review and as a board member of the UC Irvine Moot Court competition. Mr. Olson also participated in the UC Irvine Appellate Litigation Clinic, where he argued an immigration case before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. During law school, Mr. Olson served as a law clerk under the Honorable Theodor C. Albert of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California. He also served as an extern for the United States Attorney’s Office, Criminal Division in Santa Ana, California, and for the Appeals, Writs, and Trials section of the California Attorney General’s Office in Los Angeles, California, where he drafted respondent’s briefs to criminal appeals and successfully argued several cases before the Second District of the California Court of Appeal.
Mr. Olson is a member of the Orange County Bar Association, and serves on the planning committee of the Federal Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Division.