Michael Amato focuses on complex litigation and government investigations, with a particular focus on the environmental, energy and natural resources sectors. Prior to joining the firm, he was a law clerk for the Honorable Carolyn N. Lerner of the United States Court of Federal Claims.

During law school, Mr. Amato served as a legal intern for the Department of Justice and United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and was a member of the Appellate Courts Immersion Clinic.


  • Education

    • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2021

      magna cum laude

      Order of the Coif

      Executive Notes Editor, Georgetown Law Journal 

      Appellate Courts Immersion Clinic

    • BA, Connecticut College, 2016

      magna cum laude
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • Massachusetts

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Carolyn N. Lerner, US Court of Federal Claims, 2022 - 2023



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