Michael BakerLoaned associate from Covington & Burling LLP

Michael Baker

 Michael Baker began working at NLSP in September of 2016.  He is a loaned associate from Covington & Burling LLP, and he works on housing law issues with the NLSP. His work focuses on protecting affordable housing options for low-income individuals and families, particularly through tenant representation in landlord-tenant proceedings and housing conditions cases.    

Prior to joining NLSP and Covington, Mike served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Rebecca Beach Smith of the Eastern District of Virginia and to the Honorable D. Brooks Smith on the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.  He received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he graduated Order of the Coif and served as an editor of the Virginia Law Review.  Mike received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Economics from the University of Richmond, where he graduated cum laude.