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Michael Gorwitz

Michael Gorwitz

Briefing & General Litigation Attorney

Michael comes to Fears | Nachawati after two years clerking at the Minnesota Court of Appeals and two years clerking at Hennepin County District Court in Minneapolis. Michael has helped draft hundreds of judicial opinions and handled appeals from all areas of the law: civil, criminal, juvenile, family, and constitutional. Michael’s area of practice focuses on complex civil litigation for the firm’s public clients, and also includes work on mass torts, consumer protection, and environmental matters. In his spare time, Michael enjoys time spent with a good book or venturing into the great outdoors.


  • Public Client Practice
  • Environmental, Air, and Water Contamination Law


  • State Bar of Minnesota


  • Brooklyn Law School, JD - Cum Laude
  • University of Michigan, Ph.D. Candidate, English, ABD
  • New York University, Masters, English
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A., English and Political Science - Phi Beta Kappa