• Speaking - several dozen engagements around the world, from Tahiti to Sicily, Iceland to Thailand.  A wide swath of legal topics, including entertainment and sports, diversity, discrimination, substance abuse, Constitutional issues, ethics, product liability, social media, racial bias in jury trials, books and screenplays, warnings signs and instructions, false & deceptive advertising, privacy.
  • Articles - published 100+ including several with The New York Times, and National Law Journal.  Broad range of topics include sexual harassment, "invasion of the drones," offensive trademarks, spying on employees,  and "made in USA."
  • Radio - guest on dozens of shows across the county.

Professional Recognition

Speaking, Articles & Media

Michael L. Baroni

General Counsel to premiere companies


Executive Board of Trustees - World Affairs Council​ and

Chair, Student Education & Academic WorldQuest

President - Charitable Fund and​ Past-President,

Orange County Bar Assoc.

Board - California Attractions & Parks Assoc. 

  • Best Legal Department” in the USA 

           (cover-feature, Corporate Counsel)

  • General Counsel of the Year (Orange County Business Journal)
  • Value Champion Award (Assoc. of Corporate Counsel, worldwide)
  • First Chair Award (Top General Counsel in the U.S.A.)
  • O.C. Board of Supervisors - Certificates of Recognition
  • Top In-House Counsel in California (feature-profile, Daily Journal)
  • Everyday Hero award (Orange County Women Lawyers Assoc.)
  • Top Attorney in Orange County (profiled, OC Metro)
  • Most Innovative Legal Department (Inside Counsel)
  • Professional Excellence Award
  • Volunteer of the Year - Constitutional Rights Foundation
  • Corporate Partner (for volunteerism) - O.C. Bar Assoc.
  • Legal Visionary - featured as a chapter-profile in a book
  • Super Lawyer (feature-profiled, Super Lawyer)
  • Community Service Coins from three O.C. Police Depts.​