Ms Michelle Six > Kirkland & Ellis LLP > Chicago, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
United States
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Michelle Six is a partner in Kirkland’s New York office, where she focuses exclusively on electronic discovery law, concentrating on creating, monitoring, and implementing best practices and strategies for e-discovery. She works collaboratively with clients in the U.S. and Europe on the development and implementation of strategic and cost-effective discovery solutions for their litigation needs, offering efficient approaches to leveraging document review technology and staffing options for document review projects, technology selections, forensic collections, cross-border discovery, search methodology, and computer assisted review.


Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 2003, Board Member, Arts and Entertainment Law Journal, Member, Barry Scheck’s Innocence Project; American Conservatory Theater, M.F.A., Acting, summa cum laude, 1998, Bill Ball Scholarship; Tufts University, B.A., Sociology, 1995, Dean’s List.

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United States > Dispute resolution > E-discovery

Operating at the top of its game‘, the team at Kirkland & Ellis LLP is jointly led by New York-based James Mutchnik and Michelle Six, who is ‘incredible with clients‘ and has ‘a deep understanding of sophisticated systems and the folks who manage them‘. The group is often called upon to assist clients with litigation holds, data-retention policies, privilege issues, employee training, data management and privacy – in addition to e-discovery strategy and the development of data-collection procedures. The group successfully represented Juan Hernandez and James Dossett, on a pro bono basis, in a putative class action against the City of Houston alleging that the plaintiffs were detained beyond the constitutionally allowable window without neutral determination of probable cause; the firm’s e-discovery process uncovered a number of abuses committed by the defendant.