Michele G. Goldman joined the litigation department as an associate in 2016. She is a member of the firm’s privacy & data security practice. Prior to joining the firm, Michele served as Counselor to the General Counsel of the Department of Homeland Security as a Yale Law School Heyman Federal Public Service Fellow. In that capacity, Michele advised senior officials on cybersecurity, data breach response, privacy, and other national security matters.
Michele is a graduate of Yale Law School, the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and Stanford University. During graduate school, Michele was policy editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review and served in the Department of Justice’s National Security Division and the Pentagon’s Office of the General Counsel. Michele has authored publications on cybersecurity and emergency preparedness and response.
- Co-author, “Global Perspectives On High Court Microsoft Warrant Case,” Law360 (January 10, 2018)
- Author, “Adequacy of U.S. Hospital Security Preparedness for Mass Casualty Incidents: Critical Lessons from the Israeli Experience,” Journal of Public Health Management and Practice (January/February 2016)
- Co-author, “Prosecuting Cyberterrorists: Applying Traditional Jurisdictional Frameworks to a Modern Threat,” 25 Stanford Law & Policy Review 211 (with Paul Stockton) (2014)
- Co-author, “Curbing the Market for Cyber Weapons,” 32 Yale Law & Policy Review 101 (with Paul Stockton) (2014)
- Co-author, “The Pediatrician’s Role in Community Resilience Following a Disaster,” California Pediatrician (with Rita Burke, Tanya Ryutov, Bridget Berg, Robert Neches & Jeffrey Upperman) (Summer 2009)