Michelle Nerozzi Ankenbrand is a law clerk to the Honorable Raymond C. Clevenger III of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Michelle is also an adjunct professor at Rutgers School of Law in Camden, New Jersey, where she co-teaches a course for second and third year law students that examines the litigation aspects of patent practice from the pre-filing stage to appeals.
Prior to beginning her clerkship with Judge Clevenger, Michelle served as a career clerk (2004-2010) to the Honorable Gregory M. Sleet, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. After graduating from law school, Michelle joined the law firm of Kaye Scholer, LLP as an associate, focusing her practice on pharmaceutical patent litigation.
Michelle was admitted to the New York Bar in May 2004. She received her J.D. from Villanova University School of Law in 2003, graduating Order of the Coif. She served as Executive Editor of the Villanova Law Review in 2003 and a staff writer in 2002. Michelle received her B.S. in Biochemistry from Union College in 2000.
Michelle is a member of American Bar Association, Intellectual Property and Young Lawyers Divisions, and the Delaware Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Michelle also teaches aerobics for the Delaware YMCA and volunteers for Girls on the Run of New Castle County.