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Political Accounts Supervisor

T: 213.452.6573
E: mcao@kaufmanlegalgroup.com

Michelle Cao serves as a Political Accounts Supervisor at Kaufman Legal Group, having started as a Political Compliance Assistant in August of 2016. Michelle works with candidates, elected officials and political committees to oversee their finances and prepare campaign finance reports to ensure compliance with federal, state and local campaign finance laws.

Previously, Michelle worked as an accounting intern at the Library Foundation of Los Angeles. In that role, she assisted with accounts payable functions, reconciled accounts, and maintained monthly balance sheets. Prior to working at the Library Foundation, Michelle worked as a Community Development Intern at For Common Cause, a UK-based crowdfunding charity that supported the underserved and underprivileged communities in London and its surrounding neighborhoods.

Michelle earned her bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Relations from Colgate University. While attending Colgate, Michelle served as the ALANA Cultural Center ambassador, a Resident Advisor for Residential Life, Senior Honor Society member, and Co-Founder of the Organization of Asian Sisters in Solidarity. Michelle was born and raised in Los Angeles.