Michael Appel

Associate Attorney

TEL: 602.263.4473
FAX: 602.651.7572
Legal Assistant: Melissa Vaughn

Michael Appel recently joined the firm’s Transportation Trial Group, focusing his work on defending clients in trucking, transportation, and logistics matters.

During his time at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Michael served as a research aide for a professor and at the Morrison Institute for Public Policy, as well as a legal extern for the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of General Counsel. In previous clerking positions, he drafted briefs, worked on asylum proceedings, and helped prepare family law Continuing Legal Education presentations. Michael earned his undergraduate degree in history and political science, also from ASU.

In his spare time, Michael likes to go hiking and play guitar.


Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, J.D. 2022

Arizona State University, Barrett Honors College, B.A. History and Political Science, summa cum laude, 2019


Arizona, 2022