Michele Satterlund is an attorney with McGuireWoods and a registered lobbyist with McGuireWoods Consulting in Richmond, Virginia.
Driven and goal-oriented, Michele has practiced as a lawyer and lobbyist since 2005, building a legislative and legal client portfolio that includes national and international companies in the technology, pharmaceutical, transportation, health care, and manufacturing industries.
Named by Super Lawyers as one of “Virginia’s Rising Stars” in the category of government relations, and a "2016 Legal Elite" in the category of Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative by Virginia Business, Michele has helped her clients secure funding, opened the way for new manufacturing opportunities in the Commonwealth, and helped establish the nation's first state association that advocates for all unmanned systems.
Prior to joining the firm, Michele worked for Macaulay & Jamerson, a boutique law and lobbying firm specializing in healthcare. In addition to her legislative and legal background Michele developed public relations and marketing experience as a former marketing director at UPS and the Portland and Seattle Celebrity Forum.
McGuireWoods Consulting LLC ("MWC") is a wholly owned subsidiary of the McGuireWoods LLP law firm. From time to time, various McGuireWoods lawyers provide non-legal services to MWC clients, but MWC cannot provide legal services or advice. Therefore, any work MWC performs for a client does not give rise to an attorney-client relationship or privilege. Should you require legal services from McGuireWoods, as well as consulting services from MWC, you must engage the law firm separately.
Co-Founder, Unmanned Systems Trade Association of Virginia
President, Metro Richmond Women's Bar Association, 2019-2020
Member, Health Law Section, Virginia State Bar, 2005-present
Member, Richmond Chamber of Commerce Branding Committee, 2012-present
Founding Member, Battery Park Civic Association Neighborhood Schools Initiative
Board Member, Virginia Conservation Network, 2007-2010
Named to "Influential Women of Law," Virginia Lawyers Weekly, 2019
Named to "Legal Elite," Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative, Virginia Business, 2016, 2017
Named to "Virginia Rising Stars," Government Relations, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2014
McGuireWoods’ Michele Satterlund to Lead Metro Richmond Women’s Bar Association
June 6, 2019
McGuireWoods' Michele Satterlund to Receive Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing
March 5, 2019
Michele Satterlund Honored as an Influential Woman of Law in Virginia Lawyers Weekly Inaugural Class
January 24, 2019