Michelle Quist brings a diversity of skills and experience to advocate on behalf of clients in complex civil litigation, regulatory, and appellate matters. Along with a focus on appellate work in federal and state courts, Michelle represents clients in a wide range of commercial litigation matters, including business torts and breach of contract cases. Michelle also represents clients in environmental and natural resources litigation matters, including public lands litigation. Michelle began her legal career practicing in New York at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy. She then worked as a staff attorney for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit after serving as a law clerk to Hon. Monroe G. McKay. Michelle also turned her advocacy skills to writing daily editorial articles and columns for the Salt Lake Tribune and providing political commentary and analysis for news and media organizations. She received her J.D. from Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School and her bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University.