Micah U. Buchdahl is an attorney focused on assisting law firms with business development initiatives. He is a past Chair of the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Continuing Legal Education and a past chair of the ABA’s Law Practice Division. Based in Moorestown, New Jersey, he is president of HTMLawyers, Inc., a law marketing consultancy. Micah is a member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL). Micah’s career experiences shape his vision and ideas for law firm clients. He worked in the Philadelphia Municipal Court as a mediator and arbitrator. He served as associate corporate counsel with the Philadelphia Flyers and Spectacor, as well as director of NBA Photos, a marketing division of the National Basketball Association.
Micah’s niche ethics practice provide counsel as it pertains to law marketing, advertising and solicitation issues and compliance. Dozens of law firm general counsel and corporations nationwide rely on his guidance in navigating these often-muddy disciplinary waters. With HTMLawyers, founded in 2001, he has worked with law firms of all shapes and sizes on initiatives ranging from business development strategies and coaching to audits of marketing efforts, and hiring of marketing staff.
Prior to law school, he worked in marketing and public relations functions within the National Hockey League and Major Indoor Soccer League. He also served as a journalist for The Baltimore Sun. Micah attended Temple University both as an undergraduate (B.A., journalism, magna cum laude, 1985) and later for Law School (J.D., class president, 1991). He is admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar.
In the legal community, Micah regularly teaches ethics courses on marketing and advertising. He is the marketing columnist for the ABA’s Law Practice magazine and serves on the editorial board of the ABA’s Law Practice Today webzine.