Principal, Life Science Department
Mike Milligan joined Barney & Barney in 2000 and became a Principal of the firm in 2008. As the Life Science Practice Group leader, Mike is responsible for building client relationships for Barney & Barney in the life science industry. Under his leadership, the Life Science Practice has grown from 7 to over 550 life science clients. He works with life science clients from new venture formation through the IPO process and is extensively involved with the Executive Liability Practice, addressing the Directors and Officers Liability needs of public companies. Mike leads his practice in providing risk management strategies and placement solutions for clinical trials and product liability. The Life Science Practice Group has placed over 1,000 clinical trial policies in over 80 countries. He was named a national “Power Broker” by Risk & Insurance Magazine. He was included in the “40 Under 40” and ranked as one of the youngest recipients. Mike serves Biocom, is on the board of Hanna Fenichel and the Cardiff 5K. A native of Southern California, Mike earned his bachelor’s degree in communications with two business minors from the University of San Diego. He holds the designations of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Accredited Advisor of Insurance (AAI). He lives in Del Mar with his wife Beth and their 3 kids, Reghan, Hank and Brecken.