Michael Carpenter focuses his practice on complex litigation. 

Mr. Carpenter previously worked at the firm as a summer associate, where he supported matters related to patent infringement, securities regulation, healthcare fraud, cybersecurity, antitrust litigation and cartel law. While attending law school, he served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Kathleen M. O'Malley of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Prior to pursuing a law degree, Mr. Carpenter was a litigation paralegal at a law firm in Philadelphia, where he assisted with matters involving unfair business competition, copyright licensing, products liability, contract disputes, patent infringement and bankruptcy.

Professional Activities

Mr. Carpenter is a trustee of the W.P. Carey Foundation and a member of the University of Maryland School of Law Board of Visitors. 

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  • Education

    • JD, The George Washington University Law School, 2016

      with high honors

      Order of the Coif, Managing Editor, The George Washington Law Review

    • BS, Economics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2010

    • BAS, Computer Science, University of Pennsylvania, 2010

  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia