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Michelle Kwan

Partner

Michelle’s practice focuses on corporate and securities matters, including corporate venture capital and strategic investments, equity financings, public and private offerings and mergers and acquisitions.
She regularly counsels corporate venture capital and strategic investors, investment funds and other venture capital investors on investments, divestments and other portfolio company matters. Her clients include Chevron Technology Ventures, Citigroup, CVS Health Ventures, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Texas Instruments, USAA and Yamaha Motor Ventures.

Experience

Representative matters

Venture Capital and Private Equity:

The corporate venture investment arm of a large insurance and financial services company in its strategic investments in innovative and disruptive fintech, insurtech, enterprise infrastructure and security, data and AI companies.

The corporate venture investment arm of a global mobility manufacturing company in its strategic investments in innovative robotics, transportation, digital health and wellness, fintech, data and AI companies.

The strategic investment arm of a multinational investment bank and financial services company in its strategic investments in innovative fintech, data analytics and AI companies.

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, “Annual Board of Directors Update” February 2024
  • Presenter, “Corporate Venture Capital Trends” January 2023
  • Presenter, “Corporate Venture Capital Trends” October 2022

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Austin Bar Association
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Asian Pacific Interest Section of the State Bar of Texas
  • Austin Asian American Bar Association

Qualifications

Admissions

Texas, 1995

Academic

B.S., Economics (cum laude), The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, 1989

J.D. (with honors), The University of Texas School of Law, 1995

Disclaimer
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.