Michael J. Westwood-Booth is an associate in the Morristown office of Ogletree Deakins. Michael’s practice focuses exclusively on labor and employment matters in both federal and state courts. Notably, Michael passionately defends employers against a variety of wage and hour, harassment, discrimination, and breach of contract lawsuits. Michael also prosecutes actions to recover misappropriated trade secrets and disgorge ill-gotten gains.
Michael received his Bachelor of Arts from Marquette University in 2010 and his Juris Doctor from the Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2014, where he served as an academic and writing tutor for first-year students, and as the captain of the Chicago Bar Association Moot Court Team.
After law school, Michael was a law clerk for two federal judges in the United States District Courts for the District of New Jersey and the Northern District of Illinois, and was an associate at a national general practice law firm. There, Michael gained a valuable and unique insight into the judicial and legal process and applies this perspective when resolving client matters quickly, efficiently, and realistically.