Former Supreme Court Deputy Counselor Michael L. Shenkman Joins Bailey Glasser


Bailey & Glasser, LLP announces that Michael L. Shenkman has joined the firm as Of Counsel in its Commercial and Environmental Litigation Practice Group in its Washington, D.C. office.

Until last month, Michael was Deputy Counselor to the Chief Justice at the Supreme Court of the United States, having served a decade in the Counselor’s Office.

Earlier in his career, he was Senior Counsel in the Office of Legal Policy of the U.S. Department of Justice, and held staff positions in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate.  He is an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law School, and previously taught at Columbia Law School, Yale College, and the University of California Washington Center.

Michael was a law clerk to Judge Robert L. Wilkins of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and to Judge Kenneth M. Karas of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.  He also served as a Supreme Court Fellow.

“We warmly welcome Michael Shenkman to our firm and D.C. office,” said Cary Joshi, Bailey Glasser’s Commercial and Environmental Practice Group Leader. “His unique experience at the highest levels of the federal judiciary will be an asset to our clients as we handle their complex litigation needs.”

“I was drawn to Bailey Glasser by its talented litigators with a reputation for excellence in court,” said Michael Shenkman.  “I am excited to join them in doing great work for clients.”

Bailey Glasser’s award-winning Commercial and Environmental Litigation Practice Group represents clients in complex, high-stakes litigation across the full spectrum of business interests in federal and state courts nationwide. Michael joins a dedicated group of talented litigators representing individuals and companies of all sizes, including multi-national conglomerates, energy companies, finance companies, technology behemoths, and more.  In the last year alone, the group won a $5 million arbitration judgment against “MyPillow” CEO Mike Lindell, and a $40 million federal jury verdict in Texas.

For more about Bailey Glasser’s Commercial Litigation work, please visit here.

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