Michelle Greer Galloway is of counsel to the Cooley Litigation department. Ms. Galloway is resident in the Palo Alto office and joined the Firm in August 1993. She was a partner of the Firm from January 1997 through April 2000. She now serves as of counsel working with Cooley and teaching at local law schools.
Ms. Galloway’s technology litigation practice focuses on patent litigation and strategic counseling. Ms. Galloway also advises clients on legal, strategic and technical issues of information management, including electronically stored information, in compliance with a variety of litigation, regulatory and jurisdictional areas. She serves on the Advisory Board of the Georgetown University Law Center’s Advanced E-Discovery Institute and is a member of The Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production. She is a Contributing Editor of The Sedona Conference® Primer on Social Media (2012). Ms. Galloway also advises clients in the area of risk management, compliance, and ethics. She serves as Chair of the ABA Intellectual Property Section, Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee and Chairs the ABA Task Force regarding USPTO proposed disciplinary rule changes. In 2013, she was awarded the ABA IPL Recognition of Outstanding Leadership Contribution.
She is a lecturer teaching courses in patent litigation and 21st century lawyering skills at Stanford Law School and a lecturer at Santa Clara Law School teaching courses in patent litigation, pre-trial litigation techniques, and law practice management. She has also served as a lecturer in patent litigation at Hastings. She is a volunteer at Stanford Law School, including serving as Chair of the Law Fund and a member of the Stanford Associates. She is a 2012 recipient of the Stanford Associates Governors’ Award to honor exemplary volunteer service to the University over an extended period.