Michael Mulroney rejoined the firm as an associate in the summer of 2015, after having worked two summers with Mulroney & Company when he was still in law school. After graduation he articled and worked as an associate with a boutique tax firm in Vancouver, but could not resist the opportunity to live and work in his hometown of Victoria. (and to work with his father(-editor’s comment.))
Michael graduated from University of Victoria’s Peter B. Gustavson School of Business in 2008 on the Dean’s List with a Bachelor of Commerce and from McGill University’s Faculty of Law in 2014 with a joint BCL/LLB (bachelors in common law and civil law). He completed his final semester of law school on exchange at the University of British Columbia.
Michael speaks fluent French, intermediate German and basic Italian. While completing his commerce degree, he spent a year in Austria, which included an exchange semester at Johannes Kepler University in Linz and an internship at the Andritz AG Global Head Office in Graz. At McGill, he also elected to take some of his law courses in French.
Michael has been active in federal, provincial and student politics since he was in high school. He has volunteered in federal and BC provincial election campaigns since 2000, as well as for the 2008 Obama-Biden campaign in New Hampshire. He also served as a director at large of the University of Victoria Students’ Society, as a member of the executives of the UVic Commerce Students’ Society, two terms as the Vice-President Finance of the McGill Law Students’ Society, and as treasurer for an Electoral District Association in the newly-created Vancouver Granville federal riding.
Prior to attending McGill, Michael worked in the Finance departments of Custom House Ltd. and AbeBooks Inc. and assisted in providing due diligence responses by management to Amazon on the acquisition of AbeBooks Inc.