40 under 40 Class of 2012: Michelle Hong
Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. | Senior vice president
BBH in Philadelphia is the largest and oldest private bank in the country.
Education: Duke University, BA in English and public policy studies (1996); Harvard Law School, JD (1999).
Career history: Estate planning attorney at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett (1999-2000 and 2001-2003); estate planning attorney at Morgan Lewis & Bockius (2003-2006).
Family: Married to Alex Goranin with twin daughters Josephine and Charlotte, 2.
Motto you live by: Why bother showing up if you’re not going to give it 100 percent!
Your proudest professional moment: When I can help …