Michael Fires

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Michael William Fires is a litigation associate in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Fires assists clients on a variety of matters relating to white-collar defense, congressional investigations, policy initiatives and the political appointments process.

Mr. Fires received his J.D. cum laude in 2018 from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was an executive editor of the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics and a member of the appellate advocacy moot court team. Prior to joining Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, he served as a legal intern to Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Mr. Fires graduated from Emory University in 2015 with highest honors in political science, and he also majored in history. While in college, Mr. Fires served as a deputy field director for a presidential campaign and as an intern at the Southern Center for Human Rights. He was a member of Akin Gump’s 2017 Summer Associate Class.

Representative Work:

  • Mr. Fires’ engagements include:
    • Representing indigenous plaintiffs pro bono in litigation against the former president of Bolivia.
    • Representing individuals navigating government investigations.
    • Assisting companies and individuals facing congressional inquiries.
    • Advising members of a trade association seeking policy solutions.
    • Providing ethics guidance to political appointees being vetted for employment.

Licensed to practice in Pennsylvania only and under the supervision of the partners of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. Application for admission to the District of Columbia Bar pending.


  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center,cum laude, 2018
  • B.A., Emory University, with highest honors, 2015

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania


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