Drug, Device & Food Litigation
Michelle has represented multiple medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers in product liability and consumer fraud actions pending in multiple state jurisdictions and in multidistrict litigation. She has also represented food manufacturers and distributors in litigation arising from recalls and foodborne illness outbreaks and consumer fraud class actions.
Litigation Experience & Management
Michelle has experience at all stages of litigation, including:
- Evaluating cases
- Counseling clients
- Managing offensive and defensive discovery issues
- Briefing motions
- Negotiating with opposing counsel
- Trial preparation
Michelle is particularly skilled in advanced e-discovery and information management. She has counseled clients on issues related to data storage, litigation holds and electronic discovery and has presented internal and external CLE programs on these issues.
Before joining the firm, Michelle worked as an associate at a law firm in Washington, D.C., practicing antitrust litigation and handling enforcement actions and internal corporate investigations.