The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business
Hon. Peter C. Economus
Hon. Edmund A. Sargus, Jr.
State of Ohio
6th Circuit Ct. of Appeals
Southern District of Ohio
Northern District of Ohio
Michelle Pfefferle joined Organ Cole in 2015 after serving as career law clerk to the Honorable Peter C. Economus, U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio, and law clerk to the Honorable Edmund A. Sargus, Jr., Chief U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio. Michelle has experience with complex civil litigation; contract disputes; class actions; and matters involving employment discrimination and retaliation, consumer protection law, intellectual property, civil rights, election law, insurance law, and fiduciary duty. She also has experience with Social Security appeals, habeas matters, and federal criminal prosecutions. Before serving as a federal law clerk, Michelle practiced corporate and estate planning law at Bailey Cavalieri LLC.
Michelle graduated cum laude from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, where she served as an Associate Editor for the Ohio State Law Journal. Michelle grew up in Ohio and attended the Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Honors Contract Program, served as a Member of Ohio Staters, Inc., and founded the Ohio Union Art Board.
Michelle is a member of the Columbus Bar Association.