Michele is a skilled and senior commercial lawyer with 20 years of experience.
Commercial; Information Technology; Intellectual Property; Privacy & Data Security
Former firms & in-house roles:
Sun Life; IBM Canada
Michele is a persuasive, and skilled advisor with outstanding communication, client service, and relationship management skills. With a history of successfully delivering innovative legal and business solutions based on sound and resourceful strategies, Michele serves as a collaborative business partner, an advocate, and provides direct educational training initiatives for increased awareness and overall improved performance.
Her expertise includes drafting, reviewing, and negotiating technology agreements (software, open source, privacy, cloud, SaaS, electronic signature, data analytics, services agreements, outsourcing, GDPR, OSFI, PCI). She also has experience in commercial matters including privacy, HR, and intellectual property.
Michele is acknowledged by peers, subordinates, and senior leadership for her tenacity and the ability to gracefully manage the dynamics of a rapidly changing environment.
University of Western Ontario (LL.B.) 1998
University of Western Ontario (B.A.) 1994