Head of Molfetta Law in Costa Mesa, CA
Michael Molfetta is a renowned litigation attorney and the founder of Molfetta Law. With 30 years of litigation experience, Molfetta has argued cases in both State and Federal courts and represented high-profile clients in nearly 300 jury trials. Molfetta Law specializes in consumer protection, timeshare exits, white-collar crimes, narcotics and drug-related offenses, murder and manslaughter, and sex offenses.
Molfetta earned his bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Philosophy from Occidental College in 1986 and a JD from Southwestern Law School in 1990. From 1991 to 1996, he worked as a Prosecutor at the Orange County DA office, followed by a brief period in civil litigation. In 1997, Molfetta launched his own criminal defense practice focusing on both felony and misdemeanor cases.
Though civil litigation and criminal law remain the cornerstone of his legal practice, Molfetta’s entrepreneurial mindset inspired him to blend his sports background as a college football player and international rugby player with his legal prowess. He is a founding partner of CRM Sports Advisors and CEO of Invictus Sports Management, an elite full-service professional athlete representation and management firm. Focus areas include MLB draft preparation, contracts negotiation, and post-career planning.
In addition to being named “Litigator of the Year” by The American Institute of Trial Lawyers, Michael Molfetta has been a legal correspondent on major networks such as ABC World News, NBC, CBS, Fox News, with appearances on Larry King Live, Dateline, 20/20 and others.
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