Michael Milazzo is an independent contractor attorney working on behalf of Flatiron Legal Advisors, LLC. Mr. Milazzo focuses on estate planning, civil litigation, intellectual property, probate and government contracting. His extensive experience includes work for a fast-paced litigation law firm that focused on construction defects, commercial litigation, and products liability. His government contracting legal services include bid protests, pleadings, motions, and appeals in support of actions related to federal procurement solicitations and contracts. Michael represented corporate clients before the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He was also the Managing Director for a government contractor that specialized in medical and survival equipment.
Michael grew up in northern New England and received his B. Sc. (cum laude) in biology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. As an undergraduate, Michael published several papers in scientific journals related to plant biotechnology. Upon graduation, he worked in research chemical engineering firms, specializing in the formulation and optimization of multicomponent photocatalysts for the destruction of toxic gases. Michael is a co-inventor on patents related to this work.
While still in law school, Michael worked for the United States Army Legal Services Agency in Washington, D.C., (JAG), and at the Office of the State Judge Advocate, Vermont. Michael established himself in Colorado after graduating from Vermont Law School in 2005, interning for the Colorado Attorney General's Office in the Natural Resources and Environment Section while continuing his work on his master's degree in environmental law, which he received in 2006 (cum laude).
Michael is a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). He is an active member in the Colorado Intellectual Property American Inn of Court (CO IP AIC) and the Colorado Bar Association's Intellectual Property Section. As an entrepreneur, Michael developed two companies while simultaneously pursing his legal goals, and now focuses his energies on helping others achieve solutions to various legal issues.
A United States Army combat veteran, Michael served as a reconnaissance paratrooper in a scout/sniper platoon for the 82nd Airborne Division, and is a graduate of the elite U.S. Army Airborne and Ranger Schools.