Michelle C. Pardo

Hiring Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright

Michelle C. Pardo

Michelle C. Pardo

Hiring Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright

Biography

Michelle C. Pardo is a Partner of Fulbright & Jaworski LLP. Michelle Pardo joined the Washington, D.C. office in 1997. She is a partner in the Litigation Group and currently serves as the Chair and Hiring Partner of the Washington Office Employment Committee. Her practice focuses on general civil litigation at both the trial and appellate levels. Ms. Pardo has worked in a number of diverse areas, including employment discrimination based upon race, gender, age, national origin and disability, fraud, white collar crime and government investigations, product liability, and business and tort litigation. She has handled proceedings in various state and federal courts and alternative dispute resolution.

Ms. Pardo has first and second chair experience in federal and state courts and has argued before the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. Recently, Ms. Pardo tried a landmark case under the Endangered Species Act to a defense verdict for the client in a case that received international media attention.

Ms. Pardo has acted as a member of two national counsel teams in major product liability and personal injury cases. Ms. Pardo has experience in all aspects of civil litigation including discovery, class actions, motions practice, settlement negotiations, arbitration, trial and appeal. She also has extensive experience in managing large scale electronic discovery.

In addition to litigation, Ms. Pardo frequently advises and counsels her clients on employment and workplace policies and procedures, records and information management, e-discovery, and issues regarding animal rights and federal and state animal welfare laws.

Ms. Pardo has experience in litigation crisis management and has managed clients' responses to the media in connection with high profile litigation. Ms. Pardo's media relations work on behalf of her client includes television and radio broadcast interviews with The Today Show, MSNBC, CNN, NPR and Fox News. She also has conducted interviews with The New York Times, the Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, ABC News, and National Geographic as well as numerous legal outlets including The National Law Journal.
Education

1997 - J.D., magna cum laude, Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
1992 - B.A., cum laude, Loyola College

While in law school, Ms. Pardo was a note and comment editor of the Catholic University Law Review and published a case note on prisoners' due process rights.

She is admitted to practice in Maryland, the District of Columbia, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and Maryland, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Professional activities

American Bar Association
Litigation Section
Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section
Animal Law Committee
District of Columbia Bar Association
Women's Bar Association
Co-chair, Washington Office Women's Initiative
Office of the Attorney General, District of Columbia, Special Assistant Attorney General, Fulbright Attorney Loan Program (2005 - 2006)

Licenses

Washington D.C. Bar License
Maryland State Bar License

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Career History
Partner
1997 - Prior

Fulbright & Jaworski as founded in 1919, it is a international law firm that provide legal services. It serves the needs of businesses, governments, non-profit organizations and individual clients around the world. The company's practice areas include corporate finance, litigation, antitrust, environmental and tax law.

Hiring Partner
1997 - Current

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal practice. We provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers based in over 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact. Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa (incorporated as Deneys Reitz Inc) and Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, each of which is a separate legal entity, are members (‘the Norton Rose Fulbright members’) of Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss Verein. Norton Rose Fulbright Verein helps coordinate the activities of the Norton Rose Fulbright members but does not itself provide legal services to clients.

Awards & Honors
Admitted to District of Columbia Bar
Court Admission: US District Court, District of Columbia
Admitted to the Maryland Bar
Other Affiliations

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