Michael Gorelik is an Associate of Boucher LLP. Michael’s litigation practice is focused on representing individuals in complex civil litigation, including class actions, coordinated proceedings, and mass tort litigation in both state and federal court.
Michael started his career at a boutique civil litigation firm in Phoenix, Arizona, where he worked on commercial, employment, class action, and other representative matters on behalf of both public and private entities, which included a secondment at one such company.
Michael is admitted to the State Bars of California and Arizona. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, where he received the Dean’s Recruitment and Willard H. Pedrick Awards, served as the Senior Articles Editor for the Arizona State Law Journal for Social Justice, and worked as a certified limited practice student with the College of Law’s Post-Conviction Clinic investigating claims of wrongful conviction and manifest injustice for incarcerated individuals in Arizona.
While in law school Michael gained practical experience through externships with the Honorable David K. Duncan in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona and the American Civil Liberties Union. He also volunteered extensively with the Homeless Legal Assistance Project and served as its shelter director.
In his free time you can find Michael getting outside and enjoying nature, whether that be through rock climbing, riding his bike, surfing, or simply reading in his hammock.