Representative Professional Activities and Achievements
Michael McAuliffe has practiced law for over thirty years. He currently is in private practice in West Palm Beach, Florida. In 2008, Mr. McAuliffe was elected and served as the State Attorney for Fifteen Judicial Circuit (Palm Beach County) leading an office of 125 lawyers and 200 support staff. After leaving public service, Mr. McAuliffe served as general counsel for a global, privately held company. He has been a litigation partner at a major law firm and a visiting law professor in the Czech Republic in the early 1990s. Mr. McAuliffe also served as a supervisory assistant United States attorney in the Southern District of Florida and an honors program trial attorney in the Criminal Section of the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice.
In addition to his adjunct professor role at the William & Mary Law School, Mr. McAuliffe has taught law at Duke University’s School of Law and George Washington’s University’s Law School. In 1993-94, he was a Civic Education Project (CEP) fellow and visiting professor of law at the University of West Bohemia Faculty of Law in Pilsen, Czech Republic.
Mr. McAuliffe received his JD from the Law School at the College of William & Mary and his BBA, cum laude, from the Business Honors Program at the University of Texas at Austin. He is married to Robin Rosenberg, a US district judge, and they have three children.