Senior Vice President, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, and General Counsel, IBM Corporation

Michelle Browdy became IBM's first female general counsel in 2015, after five years as IBM's worldwide head of litigation.  She is also a Board Member of the Pro Bono Partnership and Vice President of the Executive Commitee of the Yale Law School Association. IBM's law department has been recognized as the most innovative in the country. IBM was one of the first companies to add sexual orientation to its non-discrimination policies and in 2014 was named the most LGBT-inclusive employer in the world by the Workplace Pride Foundation.

In 2021, IBM was named an LCLD Top Performer for the fifth consecutive year. 

Joined LCLD 2014

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellow Program
Fellows nominated:
2021: Yeen Tham, Stephen Samuel; 2020: Leslie Kowalski, Yinka Owolabi; 2019: Katherine Fick, Jason Sosa; 2018: Adrienne Valencia Garcia, Jill Caiazzo; 2017: Wenjie Li, Naima Garvin; 2016: Shalu Tandon, Michael C. Wilson; 2015: Monica Patel, Preston J. Young

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2021: Moya Ball, Kristy Huh

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2020, 2019, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

Annual Meeting (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015)

Member: Michelle Browdy

Diversity Professionals: Monica Patel, Christina Montgomery, Stacey Lettis