​Michael focuses his practice on the defense of medical malpractice, product liability, and  general liability matters.

​Mike joined German, Gallagher & Murtagh as an associate in the firm’s professional liability, product liability and catastrophic injury groups. He also assists in representing clients in business litigation matters.

Prior to joining German, Gallagher & Murtagh, Mike worked as an associate in a boutique medical malpractice/personal injury law firm defending medical personnel, facilities and hospital networks.  He has been an advocate for both firm and pro-bono clients and has experience in all aspects of depositions, complex motion practice including motions, oppositions and oral arguments.  

Mike earned his Juris Doctorate from Rutgers Law School.  While in law school he was involved with the Business Law Association and the National Lawyers Guild where he was trained and acted as a legal observer to protests.  

Mike is admitted to practice in NJ, PA, the US District Court for the District of NJ and the US District Court for the Eastern District of PA.

Mike is a member of the NJ State Bar Association.


Rutgers Law School
Juris Doctor 2022

Rowan University, Rohrer College of Business
B.S. in Management Information Systems 2019

Court Admissions

New Jersey
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Professional Affiliations

New Jersey Bar Association

April 9, 2024

Jacob C. Lehman and Michael G. Balabon Obtain Dismissal of Plaintiff’s Appeal to New Jersey Supreme Court for National Marine and Vehicle Brokerage Firm

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December 7, 2023

GGM is pleased to announce its newest Litigation Associate Michael G. Balabon

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