Michael Sterling

2646 S Loop West, #305 Houston, TX 77054

Michael T. Sterling is an experienced trial lawyer, a former Assistant United States Attorney, a former senior Advisor to the Mayor of Atlanta, and a husband and father to three children. He focuses his practice on representing clients in matters that include criminal law, discrimination, civil rights, complex commercial and contract cases, as well as other types of litigation.

Michael has represented numerous celebrities and political figures and has handled several high-profile cases that received intense media scrutiny. He contributes regularly on Court TV as an analyst, and his expertise is relied upon by a diverse, expansive audience.

Michael is committed to winning the best results possible on behalf of his clients and considers each case to be a personal battle for regular folks who have entrusted him with their case. When he is not fighting for his clients, Michael enjoys time with his wife, daughter, and two boys.

Honors & Awards

Fulton County Daily Report Rising Star 40 Under 40 Lawyers 2015

Creative Loafing – Atlanta’s 15 People to Watch 2015

National Urban League of Greater Atlanta Political Advocate Award

Black Enterprise’s Modern Man: “Atlanta’s Public Servant”

Texas Southern University Alumni, Golden Triangle Chapter, Outstanding Alumni Award

Lead Atlanta, Class of 2013

Professional Associations & Memberships

Georgia Bar Association

Illinois Bar Association

Youth Enhancement Services – Member, Board of Directors

Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, National Alumni Association, Board Member

Georgia Trial Lawyers Association

ATL Justice Lawyers – Member & Spokesperson


B.A. – Moorehouse College

J.D. – Thurgood Marshall School of Law, summa cum laude

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