Education

  • Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude 1998
  • Columbia University, B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude 1993

Bar Admissions

  • State of New Jersey (2003)
  • State of New York (2003)
  • State of Massachusetts (2001) (inactive status)
  • State of Ohio (1988) (inactive status)

Michele is an associate in our civil and criminal litigation groups.
After graduating from Harvard Law School, Michele clerked for the
Honorable Susan J. Dlott, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District
of Ohio. Following her clerkship, Michele worked as an associate at
Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease LLP, in Cincinnati, Ohio, and then was
selected as the Albert M. Sacks Clinical Fellow at the Criminal Justice
Institute at Harvard Law School. As a Sacks Fellow, Michele spent two
years representing indigent adults and juveniles in criminal and
delinquency proceedings in the Massachusetts courts, and also assisted
the Criminal Justice Institute’s efforts to advocate for national and
local reform of the criminal and juvenile justice systems. Prior to
joining HDRB&B, Michele worked as an associate at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP in New York City, and at Bonny Rafel LLC, an ERISA litigation
boutique in Livingston, New Jersey.