Michael P. Trainor


With over a decade of experience at the trial and appellate levels, Michael maintains a primary emphasis in consumer financial services, representing lenders, mortgage servicers, and other financial institutions on a wide array of federal and state litigation matters. Michael regularly advises clients on issues involving compliance with the Truth in Lending Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, state unfair and deceptive acts and practices laws, and various other federal and state consumer protection laws and regulations. Michael also has significant experience pursuing title claims on behalf of consumer mortgage lenders and servicers, resolving chain of title and other vesting issues, and negotiating and obtaining releases and subordination of prior mortgages, judgments, and other liens.

Michael’s practice also includes gaming law and regulatory matters for casino and horse racing licensees, internet gaming operators, and sports betting companies.


2015, 2017–2018, “Pennsylvania Rising Star” in Consumer Law, listed in Super Lawyers®



  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
Professional Activities

Michael serves as an Alumni Advisory Board Member for LaSalle University’s communications department.



  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - New Jersey
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court - Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts


  • LaSalle University, BS, magna cum laude
  • Villanova University School of Law, JD