Bio

Michael McIntosh represents a broad range of clients across industries in litigation, administrative enforcement proceedings and government investigations.

Mr. McIntosh has represented companies and individuals in complex civil and criminal cases in federal and state courts, complicated regulatory proceedings before federal agencies, and high-stakes congressional investigations. In the process, he has assisted clients with developing and executing strategies to respond to investigative inquiries, navigate the administrative process and litigate cases from their inception through the conclusion of appellate proceedings.

Mr. McIntosh also maintains an active pro bono practice. He represented the petitioner in proceedings before the U.S. Supreme Court in Moore v. Texas, which led to two rulings vacating the petitioner’s death sentence on Eighth Amendment grounds. Mr. McIntosh also has argued three cases in U.S. Courts of Appeals, including one in which he obtained habeas relief on behalf of a client whose confession was unconstitutionally admitted in state trial court.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2010 (magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Executive Editor, Michigan Law Review)
  • B.A., University of Michigan, 2007 (with High Distinction)

Admissions

  • District of Columbia

Experience

  • Law Clerk, Hon. Albert Diaz, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (2011-2012)

Michael A. McIntosh