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Michael Krzywicki


Michael Krzywicki graduated from Notre Dame Law School, where his achievements included the Dean’s Honor Roll, Dean’s Academic Group Tutor, Criminal Law; Dean’s Awards in Constitutional Interpretation: Originalism & History, Intensive Trial Advocacy, Medieval Legal History, and Advanced Legal Research. Michael was also on Moot Court, ABA tax team, and Senior Articles Editor, Notre Dame Journal of International & Comparative Law. 

His legal writing includes assistance with the amicus brief of former-Treasury Undersecretary Jimmy Gurulé and other law professors successfully advocating for the 6-2 majority of the Supreme Court Bank Markazi v. Peterson, 578 U.S. 212 (2016); speeches delivered before the U.S. Congress and Colombian Supreme Court in Bogatá; academic contributions on bank liability theory and Antiterrorist Act implications for terrorist financiers; as well as original scholarship on the meaning and implications of the Suspension Clause, the constitutionality of Guantánamo Bay, and a working paper on statutory interpretation. Michael was the Keynote Speaker at the Gloucester County Legal Education Association where he lectured on The Constitution at Guantánamo Bay: Fifteen Years Later.

During his legal career, Michael has gained considerable experience representing individual clients, businesses, consumer classes, and investors in all stages of high-stakes civil lawsuits. Prior to joining Zigler Law Group, Michael worked at Pomerantz LLP’s Chicago office where he represented investors and consumers in antitrust and securities fraud class actions. Before that, Michael represented companies facing similar high-stakes claims at a Miami, Florida based litigation boutique.

Prior to attending law school, Michael gained extensive securities experience by obtaining his FINRA Series 7, 24 and 66 licenses and working as an Options Trader for the Vanguard Group. Michael’s experience trading Chicago Board Options Exchange-listed derivatives gives him a unique advantage when representing investors in securities fraud claims.

Michael is admitted to practice in the States of Illinois and Florida, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third and Eleventh Circuits.

Michael devotes significant time to pro bono work, including the legal representation and handling of individual housing-related matters and is actively involved in the community. Michael currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for the not-for-profit Just Fight Foundation and was a benefactor of the fraternal organization of police survivor’s fund.

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