Commercial Transactions, Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Labor & Employment, Real Estate & Construction.
Michelle has worked on a variety of high profile Commercial Agreements such as agency agreements, distribution agreements and supply of goods and services agreements. Michelle’s past experience in contested situations makes her a well-rounded person and puts her in good position to advice clients on difficult issues. As a litigator, she can represent business entities and individuals in commercial litigations and as a legal counsel she can assist them in negotiating and drafting agreements. She also counseled clients on property development in Lebanon.
Earlier in her career, Michelle has worked for a reputable law firm in Beirut, Lebanon. She handled numerous commercial litigation cases, labor cases, and real estate cases. Michelle has also worked on corporate matters such as the incorporation of companies and the legal set up of joint ventures in Lebanon.
Michelle works closely with start-ups and assists them in developing a solid business set-up with minimal exposure.
She was named Class Speaker of the graduating LL.M. Class of the Year 2017 at Duke University School of Law. She won the 2015 edition of the pleading competition on death penalty in Lebanon. She was selected as a finalist in the finals for francophone countries.
With her experience, education and fluency in three languages, Michelle can assist both, international and regional clients
Duke University School of Law – LL.M. General Studies, 2017.
Saint Joseph University – Faculty of Law and Political Science, Master of Laws (DEA) in Private and Business Law with a thesis titled “The Central Bank amidst the New– Faculty of Law and Political Science, Master in French and Lebanese Law, 2010 Law on Capital Markets”, 2012
Saint Joseph University
Member of the Beirut Bar Association and is licensed to practice in Lebanon (2013).
Admitted to the New York Bar (2017).
Arabic, French , and English