Michelle Branch is a board member of the Jonathan Logan Family Foundation.
Michelle’s background is a mix of legal practice, academics, and nonprofit work. Her academic writing has examined the politics of feeding people in cities. As a Silicon Valley attorney, she has counseled leading technology and technology investment companies, including Google, Twilio, and Founders Fund.
Michelle holds an A.B. and J.D. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in U.S. History from the University of California, Berkeley. Before running her own law practice, she established her legal career as an associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto. She has taught on the faculties of NYU Law School and UC Berkeley.
In 2017 Michelle accepted the role of Vice Chair of United Way Worldwide’s Women United Global Leadership Council. For several years Michelle has served on the Council, focusing on women’s advocacy and leadership development.
Michelle currently serves on the boards of United Way Bay Area, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, and SF Camerawork. She has previously served on the boards of City Slicker Farms, La Cocina SF, and the Junior League of San Francisco.