Michele Connors

Texas Chapter Co-Chair
Patent Counsel, Dell

Michele Connors has been with Dell Inc. since 2011 in the role of Senior Counsel in the Patents Group. She counsels the business on complex IP issues – with responsibility for patent policy, driving patent litigation strategy and post-grant review procedures, managing patent assertions and licensing requests, conducting IP due diligence for M&A deals, and building relationships with the government, suppliers, and members of the tech community.


Michele graduated with a B.S. from Washington & Lee University in Lexington, VA. She received her J.D. from Stanford Law School in California. She started her career as a litigation associate at Heller Ehrman in Silicon Valley then moved to Austin, TX where she was a patent litigator at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati before joining Dell.