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Michelle Friedland

Lecturer
J.D., Stanford Law School, 2000
B.S., Stanford University, 1994

Michelle Friedland is a litigation partner in the San Francisco office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. Her practice focuses primarily on constitutional and antitrust litigation and appellate matters and has included representing the University of California in several matters involving novel constitutional questions. She also has drafted amicus briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of a variety of businesses and organizations.

Friedland previously took part in a two-year lectureship at Stanford Law School, during which she taught Federal Jurisdiction and Environmental Law. Prior to teaching at Stanford, Friedland served as a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor (2001) and Judge David Tatel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (2000).

She received her undergraduate degree in ecology and population biology from Stanford University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. After graduation, she studied political theory for a year at Oxford University on a Fulbright Scholarship and then returned to California, receiving her law degree from Stanford Law School, where she graduated second in her class and as a member of Order of the Coif.