Michele A. Whitham

Partner at Locke Lord LLP

Michele A. Whitham

Michele A. Whitham

Partner at Locke Lord LLP

Overview
Career Highlights

The Shelter Inc.
Foley Hoag LLP

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1748

Number of Boards

8

Number of Awards

21

Relationships
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Vice Chairman at Wentworth Institute of Technology, Inc.

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Vice Chairman at Wentworth Institute of Technology, Inc.

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Former President at Wentworth Institute of Technology, Inc.

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Co-Chair, Business Technology Group at Locke Lord LLP

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Managing Partner at Locke Lord LLP

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Managing Partner, London Office at Locke Lord LLP

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Managing Partner at Locke Lord LLP

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Managing Partner at Locke Lord LLP

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Managing Partner at Locke Lord LLP

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Executive Director at Locke Lord LLP

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Michele A. Whitham
Partner at Locke Lord LLP
Education
JD, Order of the Coif
Class of 1988

Cornell Law School, located in Ithaca, New York, is a graduate school of Cornell University and one of the five Ivy League law schools. The school confers three law degrees. The school has three law journals that are student-edited: the Cornell Law Review, the Cornell International Law Journal, and the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy. Additionally, the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies is a peer-reviewed journal that is published by Cornell Law faculty.

M.S. in Human Development
Class of 1987

Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, they have a responsibility—unique within the Ivy League—to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world.

Memberships
Member
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member
Current

The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) is the only national association that serves the interests and needs of academic governing boards, boards of institutionally related foundations, and campus CEOs and other senior-level campus administrators on issues related to higher education governance and leadership. Its mission is to strengthen, protect, and advocate on behalf of citizen trusteeship that supports and advances higher education.

Member
Current

Founded in 1910, the Massachusetts Bar Association is a non-profit organization that serves the legal profession and the public by promoting the administration of justice, legal education, professional excellence and respect for the law. The MBA represents a diverse group of attorneys, judges and legal professionals across the commonwealth.

Career History
Co-Managing Partner
Prior

Foley Hoag is a law firm that represents public and private clients in a wide range of disputes and transactions worldwide. They have expertise in industries such as life sciences and healthcare, technology, energy and renewables, investment management, and professional services. They also offer its clients market-leading international litigation and arbitration and corporate social responsibility services.From its offices in Boston, Washington, D.C. and Paris, and its Emerging Enterprise Center in Waltham, Massachusetts, they provide strategic legal advice that is tailored to each of its clients' unique goals. Foley Hoag combines powerful regional, national and international practices that share a common emphasis on client service.They are focused on what they do best: helping its clients succeed through the delivery of exceptional legal service. Its strength lies in its deep understanding of its clients' businesses and industries, of their strategic priorities and operational imperatives, and of the marketplace realities that shape their business interests.Its clients choose Foley Hoag for two reasons: (1) its deep understanding of their businesses and industries, and (2) its unparalleled responsiveness and commitment to their success. They take these tenets very seriously, and are passionate about its singular focus helping drive a business advantage for its clients.The company was founded in 1943 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

President
Prior
Senior Trainer, Community Dispute Resolution Program
Prior
Boards & Committees
Member, Administration & Audit Committee
Current

The Pension Reserves Investment Management Board employs external investment managers and gives them discretion, consistent with specified objectives and guidelines, to manage the Pension Reserves Investment Trust's assets. At reasonable intervals of not more than 3 to 5 years, the Board undertakes a comprehensive review of their asset allocation plan and its underlying assumptions, including Massachusetts' current and projected pension assets and liabilities, long-term capital markets rate of return assumptions and the Board's risk tolerances. The review identifies a reasonable time horizon and investment strategy for matching assets and liabilities, a fund level total return target and an optimal allocation among available asset classes and sub-asset classes. The Board examines the asset allocation plan annually, and considers adjustments to the plan as may be appropriate.

Member, Board of Directors
2013 - Current

The Partnership, Inc. engages in providing graphic designs. The company was founded by 1987 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

President
Current
Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Wentworth Institute of Technology is a nationally recognized private coeducational and residential university of higher education with a mission to empower, inspire and innovate through experiential learning with a core purpose of career success.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$250 - $499
2018

Greater Boston Legal Services, Inc. provides free civil legal assistance to low-income people. It offers advice and represent people in court, before agencies, and before city councils and the state legislature. The company was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

$10K - $25K
2016

The Boston Bar Foundation has enjoyed a rich history as the official charity of the Boston Bar Association. The organization has consistently maintained a commitment to supporting the BBA's pro bono and public service projects and engaging lawyers in projects that improve the lives of those in our community. It continues to be a philanthropic leader with the knowledge and know-how to meet evolving community needs.

$500 - $999
2016

Greater Boston Legal Services, Inc. provides free civil legal assistance to low-income people. It offers advice and represent people in court, before agencies, and before city councils and the state legislature. The company was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Political Donations
$1,000
2015

Representative from Massachusetts's 4th Congressional District

$500
2011

Former Representative from Massachusetts's 3rd Congressional District

$500
2010

Government Affairs at Pax Labs, Inc.

Awards & Honors
2011
Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business
2011
Super Lawyers - Corporate Counsel Edition
2011
Super Lawyers - Business Edition
Creative Works
Author

Liability for Hacking - Protecting Your Company From Legal Risks

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