Michael A. Amaro

Senior Associate
  • Michael A. Amaro is a Senior Associate Attorney at Slater Slater Schulman and a committed advocate in the firm’s sexual abuse litigation department. He frequently represents matters involving sexual abuse, employment law, and catastrophic injury.

    Knowing every survivor has a unique story, Michael implements a person-centered approach in every case explicitly tailored to each client. His meticulous representation ensures his clients are on a successful path and instills trust in his abilities to obtain favorable results. By remaining attentive and open throughout the legal process, Michael empowers survivors to secure the justice they deserve and find their voice to stand up against their abuser.

    Michael has continued his passion for the law outside of the firm through several initiatives. He is an active mentor for LEAP (Legal Education Access Pipeline, Inc.), where he mentors law students from historically underrepresented and diverse backgrounds, in preparing law school applications and throughout their legal career. Prior to this, Michael volunteered as an attorney-coach for three years in the Constitutional Rights Foundation of Orange County’s mock trial program for a local high school. He was also the co-founder of the Loyola Law School First-Generation Scholarship, which provides a scholarship to law students who are the first in their families to attend law school.

    Michael graduated with a B.A. in Philosophy and a minor in Mathematics from the University of California, Riverside. He received his J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles with a concentration in Intellectual Property. Michael joined the Slater Slater Schulman team in June 2022, matching the firm’s passion for justice on behalf of survivors of sexual abuse. He is admitted to practice in California State Courts and the United States District Court, Central District of California.

    In his personal life, Michael is an avid lover of dogs, music, and running. To date, he’s run eight marathons and is preparing for his ninth in Patagonia by the end of 2022. As an active volunteer, Michael also spends time with the St. Francis Center in Los Angeles, serving food to homeless residents and low-income families.


    • California State Court
    • United States District Court, Central District of California
    • Sexual Abuse
    • Employment Law
    • Catastrophic Injury
    • Juris Doctor Degree – Loyola Law School, Los Angeles – With a concentration in Intellectual Property
    • B.A. in Philosophy and a minor in Mathematics – University of California, Riverside
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