Michelle Fang serves as Vice President and Chief Legal Officer at Turo, the global leader in peer-to-peer car sharing. Michelle’s passion for online marketplaces started when she joined eBay in 2006, where she experienced the sense of community and purpose that marketplaces offer. During her 9-year tenure at eBay, Michelle served in a number of leadership positions, including Head of Global Intellectual Property, Head of North American Litigation, and most recently, General Counsel of StubHub. Prior to her marketplaces career, Michelle worked in-house as a lawyer at NBC Universal and at the Quinn Emanuel law firm. Michelle is a graduate of UC Berkeley School of Law and UCLA.
Michelle is a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. In 2019, Michelle galvanized over 240 GCs and CLOs to release a call to action letter encouraging law firms to further embrace diversity and inclusion. She is also a founding member of The Law in Technology Diversity Collaborative, which united Bay Area tech companies to offer diverse first year law students with employment and mentorship opportunities. Michelle serves as an Advisory Board Member to the UC Berkeley School of Law, Women’s Law Initiative, the Federal Bar Association’s Special Task Force on Diversity & Inclusion, and Lupl, a legal tech startup. In 2019, she was named one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology (National Diversity Council), General Counsel of the Year (Corporate Counsel: Women, Influence, & Power in Law Awards), Global General Counsel of the Year (Association of Corporate Counsel), Global Gender Diversity Lawyer of the Year (Chambers & Partners), and General Counsel Powerlist (Legal 500). Michelle was one of three finalists for Attorney of the Year (American Lawyer Industry Awards). The Recorder named Michelle as one of the California Women Leaders in Tech Law and the Financial Times of London profiled Michelle as one of the Five Top Fast Mover GCs.