Michael Buscemi

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Insurance Coverage Attorney in San Diego, CA

Buscemi Hallett LLP
 | 555 West Beech Street, Suite 450
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 231-5900
Fax: 619-231-5905
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Insurance Coverage (40%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (30%),
  • Business Litigation (30%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Michael Buscemi is a partner with the Buscemi | Hallett LLP law firm in San Diego, California. A highly rated litigator with 20 years of legal experience, Mr. Buscemi serves the rights and interests of a diverse range of local and national clients throughout Southern California and across the country who are dealing with pressing legal challenges involving any of the following:

· Construction litigation

· Insurance coverage litigation

· Complex civil litigation

· Business litigation

Nationally recognized as one of the top attorneys in the region, Mr. Buscemi has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of his clients in both state and federal courts. Throughout his career, he has earned a reputation for his aggressive trial tactics and his tenacity, as he is always striving to help his clients achieve the most favorable outcomes possible for their situations. Devoted to his clients in all cases, Mr. Buscemi prides himself on providing personalized attention to all he serves while delivering quality, cost-effective solutions.

A 1996 graduate of the University of San Diego, Mr. Buscemi attended the University of San Diego School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1999 and was admitted into the Honors Program of the U.S. Department of Justice. The State Bar of California admitted him to practice in 2000, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Central Districts of California. In addition, he has served as pro hac vice counsel in Oregon and New Mexico.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Buscemi is a member of The State Bar of California, the San Diego County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the San Diego Defense Lawyers and the Association of Business Trial Lawyers. He is also a barrister with the Enright Inn of Court, where he presented a seminar on international war crimes prosecution. Mr. Buscemi also supports his local community through his involvement with Big Brothers of San Diego County.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Insurance Coverage (40%): Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance

Construction Litigation (30%): Construction Defects

Business Litigation (30%)

Focus Areas

Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance, Construction Defects


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Super Lawyers: 2019

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About Michael Buscemi

Admitted: 2000, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.buhalaw.com/


  • Michael R. Buscemi is rated AV Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell., AV Preeminent™ Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • United States Department of Justice Honors Program

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Court for the Central Districts of California
  • United States District Court for the Southern Districts of California
  • California Bar Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Forum Committee on the Construction Industry, Business Law Section
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • San Diego Defense Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
  • Enright Inn of Court, Barrister
  • Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section
  • Admitted to the California Bar, 2000

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Big Brothers of San Diego County, 2007 - Present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • International War Crimes Prosecution, Enright Inn of Court, 2009 - 2010

Representative Clients:

  • AM-Mex International
  • TCS Construction, Co.
  • Catalina Pacific Underground
  • Alcala Company, Inc.

Educational Background:

  • University of San Diego with a B.A. in Political Science and Minor in Philosophy, Honors: Dean's List, 1996
Find Me Online
Website - www.buhalaw.com
Office Location for Michael Buscemi

555 West Beech Street
Suite 450
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: (619) 231-5900

Fax: 619-231-5905

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Last Updated: 4/8/2019

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