Michael Anderson is an associate in the Wage and Hour department based out of the Firm’s Philadelphia office. Mr. Anderson graduated cum laude from William & Mary Law School and was recognized for his work in public service. He represented his third-year class on the Student Bar Association, participated in the Leadership Institute, and served as a member of the William & Mary Journal of Race, Gender, and Social Justice.
During law school, Mr. Anderson completed two federal judicial externships with the Hon. Raymond A. Jackson and the Hon. John A. Gibney in the Eastern District of Virginia. In his final year, he spent much of his time advocating for students with disabilities through William & Mary’s Special Education Advocacy Clinic. In the clinic, Mr. Anderson counseled families, represented clients at special education meetings, and negotiated with school districts to provide appropriate special education services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). He also worked as a law clerk at Victor M. Glasberg & Associates, where he assisted the firm with litigating complex civil rights cases involving law enforcement misconduct, police brutality, and employment discrimination under federal laws.
Prior to law school, Mr. Anderson worked as the Director of Auxiliary Programs and taught a high school philosophy course at a nationally recognized charter school in southern Arizona.