Julie C. Michalski


Julie Michalski focuses on product liability, environmental, and toxic tort matters for her clients in the chemical, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and energy spaces. Her practice revolves around the intersection of law and science, as she advises clients on risk management and litigation strategy at all stages. Julie is experienced in matters concerning historic contaminants and substances of emerging concern, such as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), also known as “forever chemicals.”



  • J.D. cum laude University of Michigan Law School
    • Managing notes editor, Michigan Technology Law Review, Volume 25
    • Law360, Burton Award for Legal Writing, 2020 (for Microgrids for Micro-Communities: Reducing the Energy Burden in Rural Areas, Michigan Technology Law Review 26, no. 1, 2019)
    • Dow Sustainability Fellow, 2018
    • Certificate of Merit Awards (Recognition for top grade)
      • Bloodfeuds
      • Environmental Law & Policy
  • B.S. cum laude Michigan Technological University 2007

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit