MICHAEL R. ANSPACH
Extended Care Facility Defense
B.A. Boston College, 2012
J.D. (Magna Cum Laude) Marquette University Law School, 2018
CALI Awards in Legal Analysis, Writing and Research I and II; Law Governing Lawyers
Michael joined Anspach Law as a law clerk beginning in the Summer of 2016 and started fulltime in the Fall of 2018. Since his legal career began, he has focused entirely on litigation. The majority of Michael's work is spent on complex cases, most of which include the defense of extended care facilities. As a result of this work, he has developed and honed his skills as a litigator, specifically by fighting for his clients in discovery, motion practice, brief writing, and arguing his client's positions in court. These skills have translated into handling various other matters for other clients, both on the plaintiff and defense side, including in handling contract disputes and regulatory matters.
Understanding that knowledge of a case is supremely important, especially in the world of litigation, Michael prides himself in the deep knowledge he obtains of each and every case he takes on via formal discovery, both written and oral, and through other modes of extensive investigation.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Michael studied philosophy and music as an undergraduate at Boston College, he then went on to obtain his law degree from Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee, WI. In his first year at Marquette Law, he founded The Organization for Student Wellbeing (an Organization that provided healthy alternatives for dealing with the stresses of law school and the legal profession), over which he presided as President until his third year. Prior to his third year, he was elected Editor in Chief of the Marquette Law Review. As Editor in Chief, he oversaw the production of four issues of the 101st Volume of the Law Review or over 1200 pages of content. One of its articles, written by the DEA's chief administrative law judge, John J. Mulrooney, II, and his law clerk, Katherine E. Legel, was provided to Washington Post reporters at the sole discretion of the Law Review's editorial board. The article was extensively quoted in national news outlets, and it helped further a discussion in Congress about the opioid epidemic. For more information on Michael's involvement, as well as further information about the article itself, follow this link:
Michael is currently licensed to practice law in Florida, Ohio, Wisconsin, and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. He is also a member of the American Bar Association.