Michelle C. Ifill is the Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Verizon Corporate Services, Inc., responsible for primary legal oversight and support of Information Technology and Cyber Security, as well as the Chief Administrative Office, which includes Sourcing, Global Real Estate, Aviation and Fleet Management. Ms. Ifill’s team also has primary responsibility for a variety of intellectual property and financial services areas.
Before this most recent appointment, Michelle was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Verizon’s Enterprise Solutions legal organization. In this capacity, she was responsible for representing the legal and regulatory interests for Verizon’s $18 billion global business unit which oversees all of Verizon's wireless, wireline, IT and Cloud capabilities for enterprise and government customers globally.
Michelle is the Co-Chair of the Verizon Legal Diversity & Inclusion Council and is one of the founders of the Engage Excellence law firm diversity Program, which focuses on metrics to drive meaningful progress toward greater inclusion within the legal community. Among other community pursuits, Michelle sits on the Board of Trustees for SUNY Purchase College Foundation as Governance Chair and is an Advisory Board Member of the Ron Brown Scholars Program.
Michelle received a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University and her law degree from Harvard Law School.