Michael is the Alan Morrison Supreme Court Assistance Project Fellow at Public Citizen Litigation Group, where he assists small-firm practitioners and lawyers for non-profit organizations with litigation at the certiorari petition stage.
Before joining Public Citizen, Michael attended Harvard Law School, graduating cum laude. During his time there, Michael wrote for the OnLabor blog and participated in the Employment Law Clinic, working as student attorney for Justice at Work. Michael spent his first-year summer working at Gladstein, Reif & Meginniss, LLP, where he assisted with wage and hour cases and advising local unions. He spent his second-year summer at Altshuler Berzon LLP, working in the firm’s broad public-interest practice that spans labor, employment, constitutional, environmental, and civil rights litigation.
Prior to law school, Michael spent nearly five years working for the Strategic Organizing Center (formerly Change to Win), where he contributed research to union organizing campaigns, including the Service Employee International Union’s Fight for $15 campaign. Michael earned his undergraduate degree with High Honors in the College of Social Studies from Wesleyan University.