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, government investigations, and antitrust matters. She has experience across all stages of civil litigation, including dispositive motion practice, discovery, and trial; and she has experience representing corporate clients in investigations of alleged False Claims Act violations and violations of securities laws. Becca maintains a pro bono practice across a variety of practices and has represented public benefits applicants, tenants in housing and eviction disputes, and veterans in military discharge petitions. 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.
  • Member of trial team that won unanimous jury verdict in favor of philanthropic nonprofit.
  • Represented private equity investor in litigation for fraud claims; responded to written discovery requests and drafted motion for summary judgment.
  • Represented healthcare provider in criminal antitrust investigation; DOJ closed the matter without an enforcement action.
  • Representing Google in the United States v. Google monopolization suit.
  • Represented major hospital system in DOJ antitrust investigation of alleged anti-steering restrictions. The DOJ closed the matter without an enforcement action.

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