Michelle L. Carter

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Los Angeles
United States
T:+1 213 892 9219
Los Angeles
United States
T:+1 213 892 9219
Michelle L. Carter

Michelle L. Carter

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Biography

Michelle is a senior associate in Norton Rose Fulbright's Los Angeles office. Michelle's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts and arbitration forums. Michelle has represented defendants and plaintiffs in unfair competition, false advertising, breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, employment, products liability, antitrust, and class action matters. She has experience in various states of litigation, including arguing motions, drafting pleadings, taking and defending depositions, preparing witnesses, conducting investigations, and managing discovery efforts.

Michelle has served as lead attorney in two state court criminal jury trials for the Anaheim City Attorney through the Los Angeles County Trial Advocacy Program. She also devotes a significant amount of time to pro bono work, including with respect to affordable housing disputes.


Professional experience

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JD, University of Southern California, 2012
BA, Legal Studies and Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, 2007

While in law school, Michelle was a Senior Editor for the Southern California Law Review, a Legal Writing and Advocacy Fellow, and a Judicial Extern for The Honorable Dale S. Fischer with the United States District Court for the Central District of California. She received the Scribes Award, which is presented by the Board of the Southern California Law Review to recognize excellence in published writing. 

  • California State Bar
  • "Psychotropic Medication and Foster Care Children: A Prescription for State Oversight," 85 S. Cal. L. Rev. 395 (2012).