Michelle K. Moriarty

Michelle Moriarty is the firm’s Pro Bono Counsel. She and the rest of the Pro Bono team are responsible for leading and managing Proskauer’s global pro bono efforts. Proskauer’s pro bono program provides assistance to individual clients and nonprofit organizations in litigation and transactional matters. The firm’s pro bono work spans a wide variety of issues, including racial justice, reproductive rights, voting rights, disability rights, gun safety, poverty, housing, immigration, domestic violence and human trafficking, and gender equality, among many others.

Michelle has maintained a strong focus on public interest and pro bono work throughout her legal career. Prior to joining Proskauer, Michelle was a Senior Staff Attorney at the Center for Reproductive Rights, where she litigated federal and state challenges to laws restricting access to abortion. She also worked as the General Counsel and Policy Lead at RubiconMD, Inc., a healthcare technology company committed to democratizing medical expertise.

Michelle clerked for Judge Michael A. Chagares of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and Judge Mark L. Wolf of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Michelle is a Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School, where she teaches legal writing.