Michelle Treadwell Briggs

Michelle Treadwell Briggs

Michelle Treadwell Briggs
+1 617 570 1857

Michelle Treadwell Briggs is a partner in Goodwin’s Litigation department. Her practice focuses on advising Goodwin lawyers and clients on legal, technical and strategic issues involving electronic discovery and information management. She has wide experience in managing all aspects of discovery and subpoena compliance, including developing and implementing the full range of electronic discovery and response strategies for government investigations and for complex commercial, antitrust, and intellectual property litigation.

Michelle has participated in litigations and investigations involving complex contract disputes in the specialty chemicals industry, class actions, governmental antitrust reviews in the telecommunications, healthcare and financial services industries and patent disputes in the pharmaceutical industry, including Hatch-Waxman litigation. Additionally, Michelle has coordinated all aspects of Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice Second Requests and subpoenas from state Attorneys General.

Michelle was selected by Chambers USA as a leading E-Discovery & Information Governance lawyer, describing her as “highly technically proficient,” and “when you are dealing with tricky e-discovery or information governance issues, she cuts to the chase.”




Quinnipiac University School of Law

BSPolitical Science

Ball State University



  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts


  • U.S. District Court of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Recognition & Awards

Michelle was recognized as a Next Generation Partner by the Legal 500 US in 2023 for her work in E-Discovery. She was also recognized as an Up and Coming Partner by Legal 500 US in 2022.

Chambers USA 2021-2023 and Chambers Global 2022 and 2023 recognized Michelle for her work in E-Discovery & Information Governance.