Michael J. Haviland

Michael J. Haviland


J.D., Villanova University School of Law
B.A., cum laude, Connecticut College

Honors and Affiliations

Dorothy Day Service Award, Villanova University School of Law
Second Place, Pennsylvania Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Section Writing Competition
Listed as a Pennsylvania Rising Star in Super Lawyers Magazine
Selected for inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers® Rising Stars List 2020

Bar Admissions

Mr. Haviland is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Professional Activities

Urban Land Institute


“Superman and Statutes: The Case for Restructuring the U.S. Legal System and Awarding Copyrights to Authors Behind Works for Hire” (LES, June 2014).

“Knowledge, Necessaries, and Bad Faith: What Department of Environmental Protection v. Danfelt Means for Spousal Liability and Attorney Fee-shifting” (24 Vill. Envtl. L.J. 395, 2013).

“Landlords and Cannabis Clients: How to Handle Commercial Leases with Green Tenants” (Primerus Paradigm, Fall 2016).