Boston University School of Law, JD, 2018, magna cum laude
Yale University, MA in Urban Education, 2010
Dartmouth College, BA, 2007, cum laude
Michelle Shortsleeve focuses her practice on a broad range of affordable housing and community development transactions.
Before joining Klein Hornig, Michelle was an associate at a Boston law firm where she advised clients on acquisitions and dispositions, financings, zoning and land use matters, and Massachusetts Low-Income Housing Tax Credit transactions. During law school, Michelle interned at The Community Builders, Inc. where she worked on development and financing of low-income housing, and the Boston Office of Fair Housing and Equity, where she investigated claims and researched fair housing law. As a student-attorney in BU’s Housing, Employment, Family and Disability Clinic, Michelle also represented clients in housing court.
- Challenging Growth-Restrictive Zoning in Massachusetts on a Disparate Impact Theory, 27 B.U. Pub. Int. L.J. 361 (2018)
- American Bar Association, Member
- American Bar Association Forum on Affordable Housing and Development, Member
- Arlington Housing Plan Implementation Committee, Arlington, MA, Appointed Member