Michele Backus is a partner in the firm’s Insurance & Reinsurance and Litigation practice groups. She has extensive experience representing insurers on a wide range of coverage and insurance issues, bankruptcy-related matters and claims of bad faith.
Michele handles complex matters involving client counseling, arbitration, and both trial and appellate litigation.
Prior to joining Shipman & Goodwin, Michele was an associate at Hogan & Hartson LLP.
- American Bar Association
- New York Bar Association
- D.C. Bar Association
- Washington University School of Law, J.D., 2008, cum laude
- Washington and Lee University, B.A., 2002, summa cum laude, phi beta kappa, omicron delta kappa
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