Michael Ackerman graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he served on the Law Review editorial board and worked with the Federal Appellate Litigation Clinic, for which he drafted briefs for submission to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the United States Board of Immigration Appeals. Before joining the firm, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable John H. McBryde of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. He joined Cantey Hanger’s litigation section in 2020.
- Researched legal issues related to civil litigation and drafted opinions as a federal law clerk.
- Observed courtroom hearings and mediations.
- Drafted briefs for federal and state courts.
- Competed in international moot courts.