Michelle is a litigator in Weisbrod Matteis & Copley's Mississippi office. Currently, her work focuses on the representation of policyholders in first-party property claims against insurance companies following natural disasters. Additionally, Michelle handles employment and Constitutional law matters. She routinely practices in the state and federal courts in Mississippi and has spent decades advising individuals, businesses and municipalities with respect to employment, Constitutional law and governmental liability matters. Prior to becoming a litigator, Michelle was the EEO Director for the Ohio Department of Commerce.
Michelle earned her J.D. from Capital University Law School and obtained a Labor and Employment Law specialty certification from the Ohio Bar. While at Capital University, she served in numerous leadership roles, including as the Lt. Governor for the Sixth Circuit with the ABA-LSD, President of the Women's Law Association and Vice President of the Student Bar Association. She earned her B.A. from Ohio University, with dual majors in English and Political Science.
EducationCapital University Law School, J.D. 1998 Certificate of Specialization in Labor and Employment Law