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.

As Vice-Chair of the Firmwide Electronic Discovery Committee, she leads the Firm’s eDiscovery efforts and counsels clients on litigation readiness, developing eDiscovery strategy, and data privacy considerations and compliance. She frequently speaks at conferences and CLE programs on issues and solutions related to electronic discovery. Michelle was recognized in The Legal 500 US 2019 guide for Dispute Resolution: E-Discovery.


Thought Leadership


“Three Strategic Choices in E-Discovery,” New York Law Journal, February 2, 2018

Select Speaking Engagements

Relativity Fest – Smarter Discovery in the App Age (2018)

American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Legal Forum – Ethical and Societal Perspectives on AI (2018)

Ernst and Young Legal Technology Forum – GDPR Compliance in Investigation and Litigation (2018)

Legal Tech – The Future of Analytical Strategies (2017)

ABA Antitrust Law Spring Meeting – Expert Testimony of the Future: Machine Learning (2017)

National eDiscovery Leadership Institute – BYOD Panel: But It’s My Phone! (2017)

Memberships & Affiliations

Actors Equity Association

SAG-AFTRA Performers' Union

Sedona Conference Working Group on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure, Working Group 6


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2005New York


  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of LawJ.D.2003

    Board Member, Arts and Entertainment Law Journal

    Member, Barry Scheck’s Innocence Project

  • American Conservatory TheaterM.F.A., Actingsumma cum laude1998
    Bill Ball Scholarship
  • Tufts UniversityB.A., Sociology1995
    Dean’s List