Michael J. Paciorek
Michael J. Paciorek is an associate in the Firm’s Hartford office, where he practices in the areas of technology and emerging companies, venture capital and private equity, medical marijuana, mergers and acquisitions, commercial lending and banking, and general corporate counsel. Mr. Paciorek also assists and counsels clients in applying for, registering, and maintaining trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademarks Office.
Mr. Paciorek received his J.D., with honors, from the University of Connecticut School of Law. While attending law school, he was an Executive Editor for the Connecticut Law Review in which his note analyzing McDonnell v. United States and public corruption was published. During his second year of law school, Mr. Paciorek interned in the Privacy and Data Security Department of the Connecticut Office of the Attorney General and the Connecticut Office of State Ethics. Additionally, Mr. Paciorek worked as a student representative in the University of Connecticut School of Law Tax Clinic representing low income taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service.
J.D., Honors, University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, CT, 2018
- Executive Editor, Connecticut Law Review
- Certificate in Tax Law
B.A., cum laude, Political Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 2015
Connecticut Bar Association
Hartford Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs (HYPE)
- Civic Engagement Committee Member (2019-Present)
West Hartford Youth Basketball League
- Coach (2018-Present)
State of Connecticut
- Tawdry Tales: The Psychological Underpinnings of Corruption and Gifts to Public Officials, 49 Conn. L. Rev. 1299 (2017)