Michelle Kisloff

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Michelle Kisloff handles complex commercial litigation and defends class actions, with particular emphasis on data privacy and security issues, consumer protection claims, insurance coverage disputes, and disputes related to director and officer indemnification. She practices in state, federal, and bankruptcy courts across the country.

Michelle also defends clients in governmental investigations related to data practices and breaches, antitrust and consumer protection, and alleged wrongdoing under the federal Medicare and Medicaid programs. She regularly assists technology, media and financial companies with internal investigations of issues related to data protection and security.

Michelle regularly counsels clients on insurance coverage matters across a range of product lines that includes directors and officers, fiduciary and professional liability, and commercial general liability and excess lines. Michelle also advises insurers in evaluating, defending and resolving third party litigation claims against their insureds. In this capacity, Michelle has helped resolve complicated securities claims, bankruptcy litigation, antitrust actions and errors and omissions cases.

Prior to joining the firm, Michelle clerked for the Honorable Edward N. Cahn, Chief Judge of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and worked for several years as an associate of another firm in New York City. Michelle is committed to pro bono work, and currently serves of the Board of Directors of an organization that provides housing and support to women and children fleeing domestic violence in Washington, DC.

Representative Experience

• Represented securities exchange in investigation by U.S. Department of Justice into data breach by international criminal hackers 
• Defended marketing analytics company in Federal Trade Commission investigation arising out of data collection, security, and privacy practices 
• Conducted internal investigations related to data collection and security practices for major financial services and media company and for healthcare technology company 
• Defended insurance company in antitrust litigation by state attorney general and in separate multidistrict class action alleging participation in a bid-rigging scheme 
• Defended health insurance company in AAA arbitration based on alleged breach of provider payment agreement; case settled favorably to client after first day of arbitration hearing 
• Obtained dismissals, on motion to dismiss and at the summary judgment phase, of coverage litigation against directors and officers and fiduciary carriers of a major telecommunications company 
• Defended drug manufacturer against antitrust class action arising from purportedly exclusive supplier agreement 
• Represented medical device manufacturer in federal investigation and qui tam litigation related to allegedly improper payments to physicians 
• Filed suit, on behalf of major U.S. bank, to recover on loans related to a telecommunications venture; case resulted in verdict for client