Jenner & Block

Michelle R. Singer is a member of the Complex Commercial Litigation, Government Controversies and Public Policy Litigation, and Election Law and Redistricting practice groups.  Since joining the firm in 2011, Ms. Singer has represented clients in complex civil and constitutional matters in state and federal trial and appellate courts as well as before government agencies.

Ms. Singer has substantial experience on a broad range of matters, including class action and complex breach of contract litigation, congressional and federal investigations, and compliance counseling involving subject matters such as consumer fraud, the hospitality sector, First Amendment issues, and securities laws.  She assists clients with all aspects of complex litigation, including pre-litigation counseling, briefing dispositive motions, planning for and defeating class certification, and trials and appeals.  Ms. Singer also provides strategic advice to clients who operate at the intersection of law, business, and government regulation.

Ms. Singer maintains an active pro bono practice.  She has represented elected officials and interest groups in matters involving voting rights and redistricting in courts around the country, including the U.S. Supreme Court.  Ms. Singer also helped two victims of human trafficking obtain a settlement from their trafficker and successfully secured their ability to remain in the United States.  She has participated in and served as a co-coordinator of the Firm’s weekly tutoring program.  Ms. Singer also received the Paralyzed Veterans of America Legal Writing Award for a frequently cited article she co-authored, Veterans’ Benefits and Due Process, 90 Neb. L. Rev. 388 (2011).

Prior to joining Jenner & Block, Ms. Singer participated in the D.C. Bar Associates Fellowship Program at the National Women’s Law Center and served as an extern for the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.  She also previously worked as the Research Director for a gubernatorial campaign and in the Research Department of the Democratic National Committee.