Brittany M. May


Before obtaining her law degree, Brittany was a paralegal with the Firm, assisting in commercial litigation, corporate transactions, bankruptcy, and social security matters. As part of the Cleveland-Marshall Appellate Clinic, she helped secure a favorable ruling from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals determining that a federal habeas petitioner may still present “new evidence” in federal district court for federal habeas corpus purposes (see,Lowery v. Parris, 819 F. App’x 420 (6th Cir. 2020)).

Distinctions + Awards

  • CALI Award for Excellence in Appellate Practice Clinic (2020)
  • CALI Award for Excellence in Legal Drafting: Special Topics (2019)
  • CALI Award for Excellence in Contracts (2017)
  • Marvin and Sue Sicherman Excellence in Bankruptcy Award Recipient (2019)

Related Practices

  • Commercial + Business Litigation
  • Business Law + Corporate Transactions


  • Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, JD magna cum laude

  • University of Phoenix, BS

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