Rebecca Michelson joined Ropes & Gray’s Washington D.C. office in 2021 as an associate in the litigation and enforcement practice group. Becca’s practice includes civil litigation, antitrust matters, and government investigations. She also advises clients on litigation and compliance risk and conducts pre-acquisition due diligence in M&A transactions. Becca maintains a pro bono practice representing public benefits applicants and tenants in housing and eviction disputes. She has also represented clients in expunging and vacating their criminal records.
In law school, Becca served as symposium editor for the Stanford Law & Policy Review and co-president for the Asian Pacific Islander Law Student Association. Prior to law school, Becca worked in grant-making at Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board (now Partner4Work), a nonprofit appointed to implement Department of Labor workforce development policy for Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.
- Defending national pharmacies in lawsuit alleging common-law fraud and consumer-protection statute violations.
- Representing a non-profit philanthropic organization in two parallel employment litigation matters.
- Representing Google in the United States v. Google monopolization suit.
- Representing two medical device companies in connection with federal False Claims Act investigations.
- Represented major hospital system in DOJ antitrust investigation of alleged anti-steering restrictions. The DOJ closed the matter without an enforcement action.
- JD, Pro Bono Distinction, Stanford Law School, 2020
- BA (English), Honors, Wesleyan University, 2015; Phi Beta Kappa; Wesleyan Crew Team
Admissions / Qualifications
- District of Columbia, 2021