Michele brings a decade of management experience in manufacturing and a business person’s perspective to her litigation practice. Michele’s primary focus is on commercial litigation encompassing issues related to contracts, non-compete agreements, and land use, as well as real estate, banking, and construction disputes.
With a M.B.A. in Operations and Quantitative Analysis, Michele synthesizes keen analytical skills with her legal experience to assist the firm’s clients reach resolution of their commercial disputes.
“Whether working through the legal and factual aspects of a case with my client or explaining a complex legal issue to the Court, I love being a problem solver. The satisfaction of helping my client reach a desired resolution is magnified by the privilege of doing so with a team of attorneys I both like and respect.”
Prior to joining the firm, Michele clerked for the Honorable Harold Lowenstein at the Western District of the Missouri Court of Appeals. In addition to honing her research and writing skills, Michele gained valuable insight into both trial and appellate practice. Michele has put her appellate experience to work, briefing cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and the Missouri Court of Appeals.