Michelle Nance is an associate in the General Litigation group of Orrick’s Seattle office. 

Her practice focuses on the representation of major financial institutions, corporations, and individuals in securities and complex commercial actions, internal investigations, and government enforcement actions. Michelle is dedicated to her pro bono work and has assisted individuals applying for disability benefits, juvenile immigrants seeking legal status in the United States, and nonprofits.

Prior to law school, Michelle served as a legislative assistant to a representative in the Washington State House of Representatives. She also worked in the Office of Congressional Ethics in the U.S. House of Representatives and participated in Harvard Law School's International Human Rights Clinic during law school. She graduated with a degree in Business Administration, cum laude, from the University of Washington and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, cum laude.