Managing Member, McGlinchey Stafford PLLC


Michael Ferachi became Managing Member of McGlinchey Stafford in 2021, after serving as the firm's Senior Operations Manager. In his new role, Michael will lead #McGlincheyForward, which is focused in part on strengthening the firm's inclusive culture. 

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, Michael created a Leader's Pledge detailing his personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read Michael's pledge here

McGlinchey Stafford’s diversity efforts include a diversity council and a diversity fellowship for first-year law students, of which LCLD’s 1L Scholars Program is an important part. The firm also partners with organizations like the ABA’s Council on Racial and Ethnic Justice and Women in the Profession.

In 2022, McGlinchey Stafford was named an LCLD Top Performer for the fifth consecutive year. The firm also won the award in 2014.

Joined LCLD 2009 

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated: 
2022: Alfred Carry; 2021: Camille Bryant; 2020: Dhruv Sharma; 2019: Susie Chylik; 2018: Brian Scott McGrath; 2017: Richik Sarkar; 2016: Heather LaSalle Alexis; 2015: Kelly Lipinski; 2014: Stewart Spielman; 2013: Kyle A. Ferachi; 2012: Andy L. Cao; 2011:  Lauren Elizabeth Campisi

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinder Selected:
2022: Stephanie Hand-Cannane; 2021: Robert Im; 2020: Sarah Edwards; 2019: Camille Bryant

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2022: Gabriel Guajardo, Caira Heneghan, Ian Joseph; 2021: Sally Jo; 2020: Taylor Bennington; 2019: Andrew Albritton, Sonam James; 2018: Bryson Malcolm; 2017: Sandra Benyamin; 2016: Minzala Mvula; 2015: Taurean J. Shattuck; 2014: Mahogane Reed; 2013: Kenneth Barnes; 2012: Jackie Hickman

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2016, 2012

Annual Meeting (2022, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
Leadership Summit (2021)


Member: Michael Ferachi

Diversity Professional: Deirdre McGlinchey, Margeaux Roush

Communications: Heather MorseLauren Knotts