Michelle Lamy
Partner, San Francisco Office
415 956-1000

Michelle Lamy

Michelle Lamy is a partner in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office. She specializes in employment and antitrust class actions on behalf of plaintiffs, and individual cases addressing sexual abuse and sex trafficking on behalf of survivors.

Prior to joining Lieff Cabraser, Michelle was a Law Clerk to the Honorable Thelton E. Henderson of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Michelle earned her law degree from Stanford Law School. While there, Michelle was a Levin Center Public Interest Fellow, worked at the Stanford Community Law Clinic, served on the Executive Board of the Stanford Journal of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties, and was Co-President of Law Students for Reproductive Justice. Prior to attending law school, Michelle earned a bachelor of arts degree from Boston College.

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  • Stanford Law School, Palo Alto, California
    J.D., Pro Bono Distinction – 2015
  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
    B.A., summa cum laude, Economics and Women’s & Gender Studies – 2009
  • California, 2015
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, 2017
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 2017
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 2016
  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Litigation Section Executive Committee, 2021
  • State Bar of California
  • Panelist, “Strategies for Using Workplace Investigations,” 16th Annual ABA Labor and Employment Law Conference, November 2022
  • Moderator, “Promoting Professionalism in the Practice of Law,” September 2022
  • Moderator, “Ethics of Litigating in a Post-Pandemic World,” November 2021
  • Speaker, “2021 Impact Fund Class Action Conference,” February 2021
  • Panelist, Stanford Law School “Women in Plaintiffs’ Law” Event, February 2020
  • Speaker, “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Understanding Your Rights in the Age of Tech and Trump,” November 2017
  • “Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer,” Daily Journal, 2023
  • “Rising Star for Employment Law,” Law360, 2023
  • “Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment & Civil Rights Lawyers in America,” Lawdragon, 2022, 2023
  • “Lawdragon 500 X – The Next Generation,” Lawdragon, 2023
  • “Lawyers on the Fast Track,” The Recorder, 2023
  • “Rising Star for Northern California,” Super Lawyers, 2019-2023
  • “Outstanding Private Practice Antitrust Achievement,” American Antitrust Institute, 2020