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Michelle has been a business lawyer since 1998. She has worked with technology companies and small businesses on a wide range of matters from small agreements to multimillion dollar contracts.
Rebecca K. McDowell is an attorney focusing on creditor and debtor law. She has a B.A. in English from Albion College and a J.D. from Wayne State University Law School.
After earning two bachelor's degrees from Occidental College, Karen went on to earn a Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern Law School in 2003. She has worked for several law firms, providing legal services in various fields including family law, housing, bankruptcy and immigration.