Micah U. is an attorney focused on assisting law firms with business development initiatives. He is the immediate past Chair of the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Continuing Legal Education and a past chair of the ABA’s Law Practice Division. Based in Moorestown, New Jersey, he is president of , Inc., a law marketing consultancy.
Micah’s career experiences shape his vision and ideas for law firm clients. He worked in the Philadelphia Municipal Court as a mediator and arbitrator. He served as associate corporate counsel with the Philadelphia Flyers and Spectacor, as well as director of NBA Photos, a marketing division of the National Basketball Association. Micah is well known for his ethics counsel as it pertains to law marketing, advertising issues and compliance. With , founded in 2001, he has worked with law firms of all shapes and sizes on initiatives ranging from business development strategies to audits of existing marketing efforts.
Prior to law school, he worked in marketing and public relations functions within the National Hockey League and Major Indoor Soccer League. He also served as a journalist for The Baltimore Sun. Micah attended Temple University both as an undergraduate (B.A., journalism, magna cum laude, 1985) and later for Law School (J.D., class president, 1991). He is admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar.
In the legal community, Micah regularly teaches ethics courses on marketing and advertising for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the ABA and ALI among CLE providers. He is the marketing columnist for the ABA’s Law Practice magazine, and Editor of the ABA’s Law Practice Today webzine. Micah has worked on diversity initiatives with law firms and associations for more than two decades, and regularly attends annual meetings of NAMWOLF (the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms) and NAPABA.
In the community, Micah serves as the First Vice President of the Board of Trustees for Adath Emanu-El in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. He has served as a volunteer coach with the Moorestown Youth Baseball Federation and the Moorestown Youth Basketball Club. With his wife, Ivy, they contribute time and financial support to numerous charitable and educational endeavors (including Temple University, the University of Pennsylvania, Washington University in St. Louis and Moorestown Friends School). They are the proud parents of Lily and Benjamin. Micah’s personal passions include bicycling and following the Philadelphia Phillies, Eagles, and Temple Owls. Micah and Ivy, self-proclaimed foodies, provide wining & dining advice to friends and family looking for the best restaurants in Philadelphia.
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