• University of Virginia (B.A., 2011)
  • American University Washington College of Law (J.D., 2014, cum laude)


  • District of Columbia and Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the District of Maryland, and Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia

Adam D. Michel practices in the Firm's Complex Litigation, Pharmaceutical Products, and Toxic Torts & Products Liability groups.

Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Michel worked in a variety of civil litigation matters, including personal injury, subrogation, and whistleblower actions before federal and state courts and before administrative agencies.  He has experience drafting pleadings, dispositive motions, pretrial statements, motions in limine, appellate briefs, and settlement agreements.  His discovery experience includes taking and defending depositions of fact and expert witnesses as well as interviewing witnesses and preparing discovery requests, responses, and document production.

Mr. Michel received his J.D. from American University Washington College of Law where he won the David B. Newman Jr. & Kathryn R. Newman Prize for Trial Advocacy.  He was a member of the Administrative Law Review and the Moot Court Honor Society.  During law school he had internships with the Honorable Michael L. Rankin of the D.C. Superior Court, and with the County Attorney's Office for Montgomery County, Maryland.  Mr. Michel graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in History and Government and a minor in Economics.  He was a member of the Jefferson Literary & Debating Society and a judge on the Inter-Fraternity Council Judiciary Committee.