MICHELE ARONSON (she/her) represents clients in high-stakes litigation and enforcement matters, particularly those implicating data privacy, consumer protection, and cybersecurity issues. Michele blends her experience in complex commercial litigation, government investigations and enforcement actions, and privacy counseling to provide clients with practical, strategic advice. As a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Michele guides businesses in navigating evolving consumer protection and data privacy laws and regulations. She advises a range of clients, including those in the technology, financial services, retail, and healthcare industries. Michele also serves as the Washington, D.C. associate co-leader of Sidley’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee.
Before joining the firm, Michele served as a law clerk to the Honorable Louis L. Stanton of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and worked as a litigation associate at a leading law firm in New York. During law school, Michele served as managing editor for the Cardozo Law Review.
Prior to entering law school, Michele worked as an elementary school teacher through Teach For America in New Orleans, Louisiana.