Michele DeStefano

Founder and Executive Director of LawWithoutWalls, Co-founder and Co-editor of ‘Compliance Elliance Journal’, Professor of Law at the University of Miami, Guest Faculty at Harvard Law School, and Associate Professor at IE Law School

Michele DeStefano

Recognized by the ABA as a Legal Rebel and by the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers (North America) as one of top 20 most innovative lawyers, Michele is a professor of law and the founder of LawWithoutWalls, a multi-disciplinary, international think-tank of over 1000 lawyers, business professionals, entrepreneurs, and law and business students that collaborate to hone new skillsets and mindsets and create innovations at the intersection of law, business, and technology. As a professor, Michele researches and writes about the growing intersections between law, business, and legal innovation.

Her work has been published in leading law journals and featured in a range of media including Time Magazine, the Financial Times (UK), Forbes Women, ABA Journal, National Law Journal, Harvard Law Today, Bloomberg News, among others.

Michele regularly consults on ethics, attorney-client privilege and work product issues, and organizational strategy.

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