Michelle L. Young

Associate

New York
T 212.589.4611  |  F 212.589.4201

Michelle Young focuses her practice on a variety of litigation matters. She is aggressive and thorough in her representation of clients, not shying away from difficult tasks during litigation.

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  • Currently works on a variety of investigatory and litigation matters in connection with BakerHostetler's appointment as counsel to the SIPA Trustee in the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Services LLC. Handles HIPAA and privacy law issues arising from the SIPA Trustee's collection of over 25 million documents in connection with the liquidation of BLMIS.
  • Assisted in representing a nuclear engineering company in litigation related to the theft of its trade secrets, which included conducting extensive research and drafting court filings.
  • Drafted legal analysis for technology client concerning its legal rights and remedies under California law in connection with a dispute arising from a licensor's defective software that caused the client’s products to malfunction.
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Experience

  • Currently works on a variety of investigatory and litigation matters in connection with BakerHostetler's appointment as counsel to the SIPA Trustee in the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Services LLC. Handles HIPAA and privacy law issues arising from the SIPA Trustee's collection of over 25 million documents in connection with the liquidation of BLMIS.
  • Assisted in representing a nuclear engineering company in litigation related to the theft of its trade secrets, which included conducting extensive research and drafting court filings.
  • Drafted legal analysis for technology client concerning its legal rights and remedies under California law in connection with a dispute arising from a licensor's defective software that caused the client’s products to malfunction.

Recognitions

  • New York State Bar Association: Empire State Counsel Award for Pro Bono Service

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Pro Bono

  • Assists the New York City Law Department Corporate Counsel's Office and takes depositions on behalf of the city.
  • Won withholding of removal on behalf of a Guinean, HIV positive immigrant in deportation proceedings. Currently represents a transgendered, HIV positive immigrant in her application for asylum.
  • Represents a mother of two and victim of domestic violence in a contested divorce action.

Services

Admissions

  • New York, 2010

Education

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2010
  • M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2005
  • B.A., Vanderbilt University, 2004