Michelle D. Ahn



Michelle D. Ahn is an associate with Foley & Lardner LLP, based in the firm’s Los Angeles office, where she is a member of the firm’s Finance Practice Group, Energy Industry Team and the Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) Team.

Michelle began her career with Foley as a summer associate. Before attending law school, she worked as a corporate case assistant, assisting in venture capital financing deals and corporate formations.


  • University of Southern California, California Gould School of Law, Los Angeles, CA (J.D., 2020)
    • Member, Hale Moot Court Honors Program
    • Certified law student, USC Post-Conviction Justice Project Clinic
  • University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (2019)
  • Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA (B.A., cum laude, 2015)
    • Member, Budgetary Advisory Committee
    • Member, Schneider Board of Governors Finance Committee
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA (2011-2015)

Professional Memberships and Community Involvement

During law school, Michelle volunteered for the LAFLA Skid Row Legal Clinic. Prior to pursing her law degree, she volunteered for the Kids in Need of Defense in Boston.

Currently, Michelle is a member of the Korean American Bar Association.


  • California