MEDFORD, Mass., April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Michele A. Whitham, Esq., is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Law as a result of her role as Partner and Attorney with Locke Lord LLP.
In business for over a century, Locke Lord is a full service international law firm with over a dozen offices throughout the globe. Devoted to providing clients' first class legal services and to preserving the highest level of professionalism, Locke Lord has acquired numerous industry-related recognitions as a global leader within the middle market sector.
A seasoned attorney with over twenty-five years of experience, Michele's areas of focus include: litigation, data privacy and security, and employment. (including discrimination, harassment, policy design, strategic business development and personnel management) She also advises global businesses in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia/Pacific in regards to strategic human resource issues.
Prior to her current position, Michele was at Foley Hoag LLP, where she served as the firm's Co-Managing Partner from 2001-2008 and co-founded and co-chaired the firm's Security and Privacy Practice Group. With her expertise in data theft advisory, litigating and cyber-attack cases, Michele is a frequent public speaker on both local and national levels.
An AV Preeminent rated attorney through Martindale Hubbell, Michele was recognized by the National Association of Professional Women as a VIP Woman of The Year for her top tier legal service. To keep up with the latest in the industry, Michele maintains affiliation with the American Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, Advanced Cyber Security Center (which she served from the outset as outside counsel), the International and Massachusetts Women's Fora, and the President's Council of Cornell Women. She has also served as a Director on many boards and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Wentworth Institute of Technology.
Michele is a graduate of Cornell University, having earned from Cornell her Juris Doctor (Order of The Coif), M.S. in Human Development, M.A.T. in Education and Bachelor's degree. (Cum Laude) Before engaging in the practice of law, Michele was a member from 1976-1988 of the faculty of Cornell University's Center for Field and International Study, which position she left to practice law.
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SOURCE Continental Who's Who