Michael Bruckheim enjoyed a diverse career litigating in the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia (OAG) for over 11 years. Mr. Bruckheim began in the General Crimes Section (now called the Criminal Section) where he conducted over 50 criminal trials. Mr. Bruckheim spent the majority of his career in the OAG's Civil Division where he defended the District of Columbia in local and federal courts against a variety of claims, including police misconduct, constitutional violations, employment discrimination, failure to accommodate people with disabilities, and personal injury. Mr. Bruckheim also served as the Chief of OAG's Criminal Section, and as the Attorney/Adviser in the District of Columbia Office of Human Rights.
In April, 2010, Mr. Bruckheim opened the Law Office of Michael Bruckheim, LLC where he specializes in DUI/DWI defense, general criminal defense, domestic violence, mediation, and civil litigation.
Since September, 2007, Mr. Bruckheim has served as an Adjunct Faculty Coach for the Washington College of Law's Mock Trial Honor Society. He received his B.A. cum laude from Brandeis University in 1993 and his J.D. from the American University, Washington College of Law in 1996. He is admitted to the Bars of the District of Columbia and Maryland.