Michael Powell Joins Gish PLLC as a Partner02/22/2023
Gish PLLC announced today that Michael M. Powell has joined the firm as a Partner. Ms. Powell joins the firm after nearly a decade in the Complex Litigation and Trials Department of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where she represented clients that included leading tech companies, cutting-edge start-ups, major financial institutions, and Fortune 500 companies. With a particular focus on disputes between competitors involving trade secret misappropriation and the misuse of confidential information, Ms. Powell has counseled clients on intellectual property issues, commercial contract and business disputes, and securities and derivative litigation in federal and state courts and arbitral forums across the country.
While at Skadden, Ms. Powell practiced with each member of the Gish PLLC team. Andrew Gish, Managing Partner of Gish PLLC, stated: “We are thrilled that Michael has joined our team. She brings extensive experience with high-tech cases, coupled with a deep and diverse experience in commercial litigation more broadly, making her the perfect fit for our rapidly growing practice. Members of the Gish team have worked with Michael for nearly a decade and have observed firsthand the commitment to excellence that she brings to her work.”
Ms. Powell said: “Working with Gish PLLC since its inception had left me with an overwhelming impression of the firm’s commitment to top-quality work for top-tier clients. I’m excited to contribute to that work as a member of the firm and privileged to do so in collaboration with my new partners.”
Ms. Powell received her law degree from Columbia Law School and is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.
Gish PLLC is a New York City intellectual property litigation boutique law firm of seasoned litigators with deep technical expertise, who represent innovative technology companies ranging from major corporations to disruptive startups. Its attorneys spent a combined total of more than six decades litigating and counseling at one of the world’s leading law firms, and founded Gish PLLC to provide world class intellectual property services on a more intimate, boutique scale.