Michael Arndt

Biography

Michael defends corporations and premises owners in high-risk litigation involving catastrophic injury and wrongful death, primarily arising from toxic exposures and product liability. He is involved in all phases of litigation from inception of a case from pleadings through post-trial motions and appeals.

Prior to joining the firm, Michael gained valuable courtroom experience during a two-year clerkship with Chief Judge Ben Studdard of the State Court of Henry County, Georgia. In law school, he interned in chambers with the Honorable Amy M. Totenberg of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. He also interned for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Executive Office for Immigrant Review Immigration Court.

Services

Education

  • Georgia State University College of Law  (J.D., cum laude, 2014)
    • Teaching Assistant, Lawyering Foundations
  • Georgia State University  (M.A., 2011)
    • Research Assistant, Dr. David Sehat
    • Teaching Assistant, Dr. H. Robert Baker
  • University of Georgia  (B.A., 2007)

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia

Courts

  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Georgia

Honors

  • Legal Aid Pro Bono Star (2018)

Charitable & Civic Involvement

  • Member, Intrastate Moot Court Competition Committee (2018-Present)
  • Treasurer, Underwood Hills Neighborhood Association (2017-2018)
  • Mock Trial Coach, Luella High School (2015-2017)

Presentations

  • "Broker Liability," 2019 Transportation Practice Group Regional Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia (June 2019)
  • “An Introduction to Our Legal System” McDonough, Georgia (2016)
  • “Ethics for Law Clerks," Institute of Continuing Judicial Education, Atlanta, Georgia (2015)