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MICHAEL L. Turrill is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Hogan Lovells. He defends clients facing class actions and commercial disputes, particularly in the consumer, real estate, financial services, energy, automotive and entertainment industries. His clients include large and small companies based throughout the U.S. and around the world. Turrill has a wealth of litigation, trial, and appellate experience in both state and federal courts, as well as before arbitration panels around the country and internationally. Turrill is deeply committed to pro bono activities and community involvement. He currently serves on the Board of the Inner City Law Center and previously served on the Board of the Western Center on Law and Poverty, and remains on its Endowment Board. He was recently named to the Legal Industry Leadership Council of the Alzheimer’s Association. He also serves on the LA County Bar Association Judicial Appointments Committee. He was named Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by USC’s Public Interest Law Foundation in 2012, and has also been recognized by California Super Lawyers since 2005. In 2008, Turrill served as a member of the enrichment faculty at the Afghan Criminal Justice Training Program sponsored by the State Department’s Public-Private Partnership for Justice Reform in Afghanistan, held at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law. He has previously served as an adjunct professor at USC Gould School of Law. Turrill earned a BA from Brown University, and also studied at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He earned a JD from USC Gould School of Law, where he was chair of the Hale Moot Court Honors Program. Married with three children, Turrill traces his Irish ancestry to Co. Galway. He is a member of the board of the Irish American Bar Association.