Senior Associate

Michelle is a Senior Associate leading GC’s US TMT offer and is based in New York and Washington, DC. Prior to GC, Michelle was a Director working primarily with private equity investors and other large alternative asset managers at a Washington, DC-based regulatory due diligence & policy analysis firm. She played a key role in launching and managing each of the firm’s private equity advisory practices across the financial services, energy & infrastructure, healthcare & pharmaceuticals, and TMT spaces in the US and Europe. 

Most recently, Michelle was a Senior Director at global policy intelligence technology company FiscalNote, where she led on Capital Markets and focused on go-to-market strategy for two subsidiaries, a carbon accounting and ESG reporting software platform, and an investor-focused, AI-driven policy prediction tool.

At Global Counsel, Michelle focuses on the rapidly growing array of issues facing US-based Technology, Media, and Telecom companies with cross-border exposure or global expansion plans, as well as US investors seeking to deploy capital in Europe, APAC, and MENA. 

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Top in Tech: On the ground at CES and the UK Media Bill


This week on Top in Tech, Conan D'Arcy is joined by Michelle Ryang to hear about what she saw at last week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. What does the biggest show in tech tell us about the new trends emerging in 2023 and how are US companies reacting to newfound regulatory scrutiny?

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Pressure increases for US lawmakers on federal data privacy policy


In a landmark move, a US federal data privacy bill was reported out of the House Energy & Commerce Committee last week – the first time a consumer privacy bill has ever made it out of committee. It is timely - the landscape in the US surrounding tech companies’ collection and use of consumer data has never been more active. In recent years, voters have grown…

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