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Michelle Morgan, Esq.

Michelle Morgan

Assistant United States Attorney

Eastern District of Pennsylvania

As an Assistant United States Attorney and Human Trafficking Coordinator for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Ms. Morgan focuses her practice on prosecuting sex crimes involving minor and adult victims, including human trafficking, as well as public corruption cases. Prior to joining the Eastern District in 2007, Ms. Morgan served as Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of California. While there, she was named that district’s Project Safe Childhood Coordinator. ( Additionally, Ms. Morgan has held positions in the Department of Justice’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section of Washington D.C. as a trial attorney, Counsel for Policy and Legislation, and the Violence Against Women Liaison.

As a fluent speaker of Russian, Ms. Morgan has lectured extensively overseas on behalf of the Justice Department, particularly in former Soviet countries as they develop new legislation, and she has presented on U.S. legislation and comparative foreign sexual offenses, including human trafficking and child exploitation. 

Currently, Ms. Morgan is an adjunct professor at the Villanova University School of Law, where she teaches a multi-disciplinary course on Human Trafficking. She has been honored twice by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children ( for her work on behalf of sexually exploited children. Ms. Morgan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Oberlin College and her Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from the Villanova University School of Law. Ms. Morgan has been a Board Advisor since 2014.

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