Michael Kreiner is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property section and is located in the Los Angeles office. His focus includes various aspects of copyright, trademark, and patent law, including litigation support.

While a law student, Michael worked as a Developments Editor for the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review.  Additionally, he served as a Judicial Extern to the Honorable S. James Otero of the United States District Court for the Central District of California, and as a mentor to high school students for the Judge Stephen O’Neil Trial Advocacy Mentoring Program.

Prior to joining Pillsbury, Michael worked in Business Affairs for the Disney-ABC Television Group.  He is also a classical musician, having performed professionally throughout Southern California and taught as a Donald E. Hudson Visiting Artist at the California Institute of Technology.


  • J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 2017
    cum laude, Order of the Coif, Developments Editor, Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review

    M.M., Manhattan School of Music, 2005

    B.M., Indiana University, Bloomington, 2002


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