Michael Marchese is a 2015 graduate of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Prior to joining Girard Gibbs, he completed a post-graduate fellowship in the Litigation Division of the Oakland City Attorney’s Office. As a law student at UC Hastings, he interned at the California Coastal Commission and the Sierra Club, and was an Executive Editor of the Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal. He received his undergraduate degree with honors in Legal Studies in Business from Tulane University in 2012. Mr. Marchese is admitted to the California Bar.