|June 25, 2019|
The Honourable Michael H. Park
United States Circuit Judge
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Guest of Honour
ICAS Liberty Award Dinner
August 10, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
George Mason University
We are pleased to share with you that Judge Michael H Park has been nominated for Guest of Honour for this year's ICAS Summer Symposium: The Korean Diaspora and ICAS Liberty Award Dinner slated to be held on August 10, 2019.
As such, Michael will receive ICAS Liberty Award 2019 in recognition of his outstanding professional achievements and distinguished public service upholding a founding principle of the United States of America.
Michael was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in May 2019. Michael earned his A.B. magna cum laude from Princeton University and his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he served as Managing Editor of the Yale Law Journal. Upon graduation from law school in 2001, Michael served as a law clerk to then-Judge Samuel A. Alito, Jr. on the Third Circuit, for whom he also clerked on the Supreme Court during the 2008 Term. Michael was an associate in the New York office of the Wilmer Hale law firm from 2002 to 2006, and he served as an Attorney-Adviser in the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Legal Counsel from 2006 to 2008. Michael worked in the New York office of the Dechert law firm, first as counsel (2009-2011) and then as a partner (2012-2015). In 2015, he joined the law firm Consovoy McCarthy Park as a name partner, where Michael specialized in appellate and complex civil litigation. During that time, he also served as an adjunct professor at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University.