Michelle Nicole Diamond

Michelle Diamond’s practice focuses on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) issues and the rapidly evolving legal and regulatory landscape around controlled substances (e.g., cannabis and psychedelics). She has extensive experience conducting internal investigations into allegations of sexual misconduct, harassment and discrimination, as well as workplace culture reviews. She works regularly with tech companies, financial institutions and special committees.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Diamond served as a law clerk for the Honorable John M. Walker, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Honorable Thomas P. Griesa of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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  • Education

    • JD, Columbia Law School, 2012

      James Kent Scholar, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Executive Notes Editor, Human Rights Law Review

    • BA, Political Science, Columbia College, 2008

      with honors

  • Admissions

    • New York

    • District of Columbia

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. John M. Walker Jr., US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2014 - 2015

    • The Hon. Thomas P. Griesa, US District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2013 - 2014