Michael F.Gosling (Mike)


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Mike Gosling represents clients on matters in federal, state, and immigration courts, as well as private arbitration and internal and government investigations. He has experience in a wide range of practice areas, including breach of contract, products liability, employment, health care, mass torts, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Mike has first-chaired a trial in immigration court that secured a grant of asylum for the Firm's pro bono client, second-chaired a bench trial in San Diego Superior Court that ended with a successful defense verdict, and handled an evidentiary hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court that resulted in a favorable judgment. In his career, Mike has taken and defended multiple depositions in state and federal courts, and he has been the principal drafter of winning briefs submitted to private arbitration panels, California trial courts, federal district courts, the California Courts of Appeal, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Before attending law school, Mike played professional baseball for nearly 10 years as a left-handed pitcher. His career included time in Major League Baseball with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Cincinnati Reds, and Cleveland Indians (now Guardians).


  • Merck resolves trade secret dispute involving vaccineJones Day represented Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. as plaintiff in a trade secret lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Pfizer Inc. and a former Merck employee.
  • Qualcomm defeats series of appellate writs by Apple in trade secret litigationJones Day represented Qualcomm Incorporated and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. at the California Court of Appeal's Fourth District in opposing a series of three petitions for writ of mandate or prohibition brought by Apple Inc.
  • Qualcomm pursues trade secret and contract claims asserting Apple's misuse of Qualcomm's trade secret software and source codeJones Day represented Qualcomm Incorporated and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. in a lawsuit asserting trade secret misappropriation and breach of contract claims against Apple Inc.
  • Jones Day wins asylum for Guatemalan woman and her three young childrenOn January 25, 2018 a Jones Day team secured a final, non-appealable order granting asylum for client M and her three young children.
  • 著作

    • Summer 2018
      “A Tale of Two Debuts – My Experiences on the Mound and in the Courtroom,” Association of Business Trial Lawyers of San Diego (Summer 2018), available at http://www.abtl.org/report/sd/abtl-report-summer-2018.pdf