Michel is a Partner at Atrium with over 15 years of experience as a senior corporate attorney and counsel in the technology industry. She brings a wealth of experience specializing in venture-backed startups, corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, financings, commercial transactions and licensing. At Atrium, she will oversee the firm’s legal operations, manage its legal providers across its professional services network, and advise clients in advanced transactions.
As a founder of her own firm, clients relate to her entrepreneurial spirit and appreciate her empathy in understanding their startup journey. A recognized client-relations expert, she is passionate about ensuring clients receive the strategic legal advice they need to optimally grow and scale their startups.
Previous to Atrium, Michel was the Senior Corporate Counsel at Sitecore where she ran its global mergers and acquisition, financing, and corporate compliance legal practices, in addition to working on general corporate matters. Michel got her start as an attorney at McDermott Will and Emery in Boston then moved on to work at Winston and Strawn in San Francisco, and her own firm specializing in legal matters related to emerging companies.
As a mom of three, Michel spends her time outside of work with her family. She is an avid SoulCycler and likes to hike and play tennis as well.
Michel received her JD from Boston College Law School and graduated from Miami University cum laude with a joint Bachelor’s Degree in French and Political Science.
- Carroll, Burdick & McDonough
- Winston & Strawn
- McDermott Will and Emery
- Boston College Law School
- Miami University
I am excited to be at Atrium at the start of its new direction to provide broader professional services beyond legal. The ability to continue to provide great legal advice as an attorney but marry that to the strategic business counsel we’re offering founders is an opportunity I couldn’t miss.