Background & Current Emphasis

Vanessa has focused her career on helping businesses navigate in the legal environment. As a project manager, she actively listens to clients’ needs and goals, evaluates the scope of each project, and constructs the best workflow and reporting to successfully complete projects in a timely and cost-effective manner. Vanessa has assisted clients from a wide range of industries and of varying sizes as a first pass reviewer, detailed privilege reviewer, quality control reviewer, team lead, and project manager.

Prior to joining MBCB, Vanessa served as in-house Corporate Counsel for a multimillion-dollar company. She also worked as an attorney with the Tax Litigation section for the Indiana Attorney General and has represented clients in various immigration hearings.


  • B.S., Legal Studies and International Studies, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, 2009
  • J.D., Corporate and Commercial Law Certificate, International and Comparative Law Certificate, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 2014
  • Certified eDiscovery Specialist (CEDS)