Michaelynn earned a BA in International Affairs from The George Washington University and a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law. As VP of Legal Operations and Intellectual Property for Otis Elevator Co., she has global legal oversight over large customer contracts, supplier agreements, and intellectual property assets. Previously, she was VP, Legal Affairs & Compliance for Otis in the Asia Pacific region, based in Singapore. She has also served as VP and Counsel, Commercial Engines for Pratt & Whitney and Associate General Counsel for antitrust for United Technologies Corporation. She started her career as an antitrust lawyer at Hogan Lovells in Washington, DC. She also serves on the board of the Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center. Michaelynn lives in Farmington, CT with her husband and two daughters Lena and Elise, members of Walker’s classes of 2028 and 2029.