Michele Odorizzi is a partner in the Supreme Court and Appellate Practice in Mayer Brown's Chicago office. She has litigated a wide range of issues over more than 30 years of practice at Mayer Brown and has argued over 60 appeals in federal and state appeals courts throughout the country. She specializes in corporate governance, securities, class action, consumer fraud, as well as constitutional issues and general commercial disputes at both the trial and appellate levels.
Michele has been recognized by Chambers USA as one of the Leading Litigators in Illinois since 2004. She is currently serving on Mayer Brown’s twelve-person Partnership Board.
Before joining Mayer Brown, Michele clerked for the Honorable Philip W. Tone (1976-1977) on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and Justice John Paul Stevens on the United States Supreme Court (1979 Term). She received her J.D. cum laude and Order of the Coif from The University of Chicago Law School, where she was Articles Editor of The University of Chicago Law Review. Michele received her B.A. with highest distinction from Northwestern University.