Michael Griffith received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia and his Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from John Marshall Law School. He was admitted to practice law in the State and Federal Courts in New York in 1973.
He is a partner of the International Legal Defense Counsel with offices in Southampton, New York and Atlanta, Georgia. He is an experienced International lawyer who has counseled clients in prisons abroad in over twenty-five countries in international criminal matters.
Mr. Griffith testified before the United States Senate as an expert witness concerning the promulgation of prisoner transfer treaties between the United States, Mexico and Canada and as the representative for the International Bar Association on this topic at the 1995 United Nations Conference on "Crime Prevention and the Treatment of Offenders in Cairo, Egypt". He has previously lectured before the International Bar Association on "Legal Problems of Traveling Abroad" and on the representation of Americans incarcerated abroad among other topics.