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Michael Morris-Nussbaum





Practice Areas:

Employment Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Intellectual Property and Entertainment Litigation


  • University of Southern California
    B.A. Philosophy, Politics &                    Law, cum laude
    Presidential Scholarship
    Vice President, Phi Alpha Delta         
    Pre-Law Fraternity


  • UCLA School of Law J.D., 2017
    Scholarship Research Assistant, Prof. Sung Hui Kim (2015);
    Prof. Daniel Bussel (2015-2016)


Bar and Court Admissions

  • 2017, California

Michael Morris-Nussbaum has been an associate attorney at Pessah Law Group, PC since June 2019. At PLG, Michael has obtained substantial settlements on behalf of numerous clients, including A-list entertainers, in a variety of intellectual property and employment disputes. Prior to joining Pessah Law Group, Michael practiced criminal law and civil litigation at The Altman Law Group, where his cases achieved record-setting verdicts under California’s Song-Beverly
Act. (Nolan v. Ford Motor Co., Case no. RIC1307491 achieved a verdict of $8.2 million, one of the highest consumer law verdicts in the state).


Michael graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics & Law from the University of Southern California. At USC, Mr. Morris-Nussbaum served as Vice President of the Alpha Delta chapter of Phi Alpha Delta, the country’s largest professional law fraternity. He then attended the UCLA School of Law on a Dean’s Scholarship, where he worked as a research assistant to Professors Sung Hui Kim and Daniel Bussel. Michael’s research contributions have been credited in multiple national publications such as the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review and the Fordham Law Review.