Maggie Abernethy

Maggie Abernethy joined MAIP in 2021. She graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Skidmore College, and cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School. During law school, Maggie worked in the Michigan Innocence Clinic for two years, which earned her the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award, and was the managing editor of the Michigan Journal of Law Reform. Prior to her work at MAIP, she was a litigation associate in O’Melveny & Myers’ D.C. office where she maintained a robust pro bono practice in criminal indigent defense. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Joshua Deahl on the D.C. Court of Appeals.