Joel Michel concentrates his practice on commercial litigation matters.
He is also experienced in various areas of labor and employment law, including counseling clients on trade secret disputes and changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act and the national “Ban the Box” movement.
Joel most recently served as a law clerk to the Honorable Petrese B. Tucker of the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He has also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Lynne A. Sitarski and the Honorable C. Darnell Jones II of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and a certified legal intern for the Defenders’ Association of Philadelphia.
During law school, Joel earned many distinguished honors and scholarships, and served as a member of the National Trial Team, staff member of the Temple International & Comparative Law Journal, and vice president of the Black Law Students Association.
Outside the Firm
Joel enjoys studying theology, creating music, listening to live jazz, and playing basketball.