Michelle Halverson


Michelle Halverson

Vice President, Associate General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Michelle Halverson, Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, provides advice and counsel on various legal matters and works closely with management and the board of directors on corporate governance matters.

Prior to joining GreatAmerica in 2018, Michelle was a corporate associate in the Chicago office of Sidley Austin LLP, a large, international law firm. While at Sidley, Michelle represented buyers and sellers in public and private mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. She also advised publicly traded and privately held companies and their boards of directors on a broad range of corporate matters, including SEC reporting obligations and disclosure requirements, exchange listing standards, executive compensation and corporate governance policies and practices.

Michelle received her J.D. degree with high distinction from The University of Iowa College of Law. While in law school, Michelle was a judicial extern to the Honorable Michael J. Melloy of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and the Honorable Thad J. Collins and the Honorable Paul J. Kilburg of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Iowa. Michelle received her B.S. degree, summa cum laude, in Business from Mount Mercy College.