Michael DeWine

DeWine Michael

Michael DeWine advises and represents clients in complex litigations arising from bankruptcy. He has experience in litigation in both state and federal courts, including disputes involving breach of contract, business torts, and fraud. Prior to joining Venable, Michael clerked with Judge Edmund A. Sargus in the Southern District of Ohio. In law school, Michael served as an editor of Simon's New York Rules of Professional Conduct Annotated and treasurer of the Midwestern Law Society. Outside of the classroom, Michael externed for Judge Chad Readler of the Sixth Circuit and in the office of the Brooklyn district attorney.

Related Practices


Government Experience

  • Extern, the Honorable Judge Chad Readler
  • Intern, Senator Rob Portman
  • Intern, Congressman Steve Chabot
  • Extern, Brooklyn District Attorney
  • Intern, Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney Joseph Deters



  • J.D. New York University School of Law 2022
  • B.A. Economics and Political Science cum laude Elon University 2019
    • Co-President, Mock Trial team
    • Treasurer, Racquetball Club

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Clerk Experience

  • The Honorable Judge Edmund A. Sargus U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio


Personal Activities

  • Avid chess player