Michael joined the firm after practicing at an employment litigation firm, where he handled wage‑and‑hour, discrimination, and retaliation cases, among other matters. Before entering private practice in August 2020, Michael was a staff attorney for the Federal Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, where he worked on over 150 cases.
Michael graduated magna cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law. During law school, Michael served as the Executive Managing Editor for the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, which published his Note, Unregulated Custody Transfers: Why the Practice of Rehoming Should Be Considered a Form of Illegal Adoption and Human Trafficking, 46 GA. J. INT’L & COMP. L. 185 (2017). Michael obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Florida State University in 2008, where he also graduated magna cum laude.