Michael Ruocco is an associate at the Los Angeles office of Bonne, Bridges, Mueller, O'Keefe & Nichols. Michael attended the University of San Francisco where he studied Politics and graduated Cum Laude in December 2010.
Michael studied law at Pepperdine University School of Law and graduated one semester early in December 2013. He received the CALI "Excellence for the Future Award" (the highest grade in the class) in Constitutional Structure in 2013. Michael also served as a staff member from 2012-2013 on the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary (NAALJ). His article Michael Vincent Ruocco, Brand Name or Generic? A Case Note on Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories v. Novo Nordsick, 33 J.Nat'l Ass'n Admin. L. Judiciary 341 (2013), was published in June of 2013. The article focuses on the medical/pharmaceutical industry, specifically patent litigation between brand name originator companies and generic companies regarding overbroad method of use patents.
In May 2012 Michael worked as a judicial extern to the Honorable Socrates Peter Manoukian of the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara.
Michael was admitted to the State Bar of California on June 6, 2014. He is licensed to practice law before all courts of the State of California and the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
Michael is an avid sports fan who follows the San Francisco Giants and the San Francisco 49ers.