Michelle M. Arra handles a variety of litigation matters across all sectors. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, she served as a judicial law clerk to Judge Ronald S.W. Lew of the US District Court for the Central District of California, and as a judicial extern to Judge Dolly M. Gee of the US District Court for the Central District of California. During law school, Michelle served on the Scott Moot Court Honors Board, and as executive editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review. Due to her academic achievement, Michelle was admitted to Alpha Sigma Nu, Jesuit Honors Society, and the St. Thomas More Law Honor Society.
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 2019, J.D.
University of Southern California, 2016, M.P.A.
University of Southern California, 2015, B.S., Public Policy, Planning, and Development
District of Columbia
Judicial Law Clerk to Judge Ronald S.W. Lew of the US District Court for the Central District of California (2019 - 2020)
Externship to Judge Dolly M. Gee of the US District Court for the Central District of California (2017)
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Litigation Department of the Year, Specialty Insurance, National Law Journal (2021)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Insurance, Law360 (2020)
Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Law Student Outreach Committee
Member, Japanese American Bar Association
Member, Italian American Lawyers Association of Los Angeles