He maintains an active pro bono practice, including class actions advocating for the rights and safety of individuals in civil immigration detention, and on behalf of students with disabilities.
In law school, Michael co-directed Penn Law’s Pardons Project, a partnership with Community Legal Services to provide pro bono assistance to individuals applying for pardons. Michael oversaw the volunteers from the law school, and regularly interacted with attorneys at CLS to ensure that clients had the best chance they could of receiving a pardon.
Before joining the firm, Michael interned at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, where he researched and wrote detailed responses to legal questions for active civil and criminal investigations and litigation.
Michael enjoys playing the piano, sharing great music with his two young children, watching all sports with a strong Philadelphia bias and cooking Sunday dinner.