Michael Zuckerman joined OJPC in October 2019 as a Skadden Fellow, and will remain on staff at the conclusion of the fellowship as an attorney in OJPC’s new Columbus office. As part of OJPC’s Second Chance Project, he provides legal services to help people with past criminal convictions reintegrate into the community and build flourishing lives. His work will also involve expanding these services to reach more Ohioans.
Michael graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he served as a student attorney with the Criminal Justice Institute and as president of the Harvard Law Review. After graduating, he clerked for Judge Karen Nelson Moore of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and for Justice Sonia Sotomayor of the U.S. Supreme Court.