Michael joined the Community Economic Justice Clinic in 2021. Prior to working at EBCLC, Michael represented low-income tenants in eviction cases, supported activists in forming the South Bay’s first community land trust, and brought affirmative lawsuits to enforce fair housing and civil rights laws at the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley in San Jose. Michael graduated from law school in 2018. During law school, Michael represented low-income tenants in the Housing clinic and served small businesses and nonprofits in the Community Enterprise Project. Michael also worked to advance voting rights and enforce civil rights laws through clerkships at the ACLU of Massachusetts, Brennan Center for Justice, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and Terris, Pravlik & Millian, LLP.