Michael Rogers is a second-year J.D. student at Seattle University School of Law. Before attending law school, Michael lived in China for five years. While living in China, he operated his own small business and organized the first LGBTQ Pride event in Shenzhen. Michael hopes to focus his legal practice on international insolvency, restructuring, and commercial litigation. He serves on the Executive Boards for his school’s International Law Society and Alternative Dispute Resolution Board. He is also an active member of Seattle University Law Review and Seattle University Moot Court Board.
During the summer of 2019, Michael interned for the National LGBT Bar Association. He worked on a team to organize the 2019 Lavender Law Conference. During his internship, he developed strategies to promote diversity and inclusion within the legal community.
In his spare time, Michael enjoys cooking and he is currently writing a cookbook focused on Central Asian cuisine. He also enjoys reading, writing, learning new languages, and weightlifting.