Congrats Michelle Stewart of CMCP member Reed Smith - Silicon Valley Bus Journal 40 Under 40 winner
"Michelle Stewart of Reed Smith LLP works to promote the advancement of women's careers in law" says the Silicon Valley Business Journal in its December 12, 2014 announcement of its 40 Under 40 winner.
Michelle joined Reed Smith in 2011 and is a member of the Corporate & Securities Group. Her practice includes a broad range of corporate transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, private and public securities offerings, venture capital finance, corporate formation and governance, and other general corporate representation. Michelle also has experience with transactions in the energy industry, with an emphasis on renewable energy, including wind turbine transactions. She has assisted Chinese clients with corporate matters and speaks Mandarin at a conversational level. Michelle spent six years in China and travels there regularly.
Prior to joining Reed Smith, Michelle participated and co-facilitated the University of Chicago Law School's Corporate Lab program, a clinical program through which students learn transactional law by working extensively with various Fortune 100 companies. She currently serves on the Executive Board for Black Women Lawyers Association of Northern California.