Hatch has appeared in courts ranging from District Court to the Supreme Court.
He has argued cases in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Ohio and Arkansas.
Mike has tried a number of civil cases to judge and jury, ranging from unfair competition to insurance coverage disputes. In the 1990’s Mike gained a national reputation for successfully representing medical patients in obtaining insurance coverage for extraordinary medical procedures. These cases were filed in states ranging from Wisconsin to California.
As Attorney General Mike argued cases in the Supreme Court regarding absentee ballot procedures. In U.S. District Court Mike argued cases on issues ranging from federal
pre-emption of railroad safety laws to the constitutionality of identification checks on
Indian reservations. In Minnesota State District Court Mike argued cases on issues ranging from a government budget shutdown to the divestiture of a hospital system from an HMO. In the U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Mike argued cases such as a Constitutional challenge to the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Disclosure Act.
While his “bulldog” approach has earned him the wrath of many, it is also described as the source for his success.