Michael joined the Stephan Zouras team as a law clerk in 2020, with a passion and dedication for vindicating Illinois citizens’ rights under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). Since joining the Stephan Zouras legal team, Michael has assisted in trailblazing actions involving BIPA, employee misclassification, breach of contract, unpaid wages, personal injury, and employment discrimination claims.
Michael graduated cum laude from the University of Illinois – Chicago School of Law, where he was a member of the Dean’s List, and a published member of the UIC Law Review. While in law school, Michael served as a Student Attorney for the Community Enterprise & Solidarity Economy Clinic where he consulted small business owners on corporate entity registration and regulatory compliance with Illinois cannabis license applications.
Michael earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois – Urbana/Champaign, where he graduated with a degree in Finance.
Professional and Community Activities
- Auxiliary Board Member – Onward Neighborhood House; 2020 – Present
University of Illinois – Chicago School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2022
University of Illinois – Urbana/Champaign, B.S., Finance, 2017
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