Michelle is a General Litigation associate in Orrick's San Francisco office. Her practice focuses on litigation and counseling matters related to intellectual property, trade secrets, cybersecurity, and data privacy.

Michelle has particular experience with patent infringement matters in both offensive and defensive postures, including advising on pre-suit negotiation of licenses. She has also worked with companies to guide them through compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and other prominent privacy regulations. 

Michelle graduated with honors from Notre Dame Law School. During that time, she interned at the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property (CHIP) unit at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Northern California.  She also worked in-house to help a multi-million dollar company establish industry-wide protocols for protecting corporate intellectual property. Michelle holds a B.A. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.