Michael’s practice focuses on representation of companies and management in employment-related disputes. He regularly defends employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and other alleged workplace violations in state and federal courts. Michael also advises clients with regard to wage and hour, breach of contract, tortious interference, and trade secret matters; drafts employment contracts including non-competition, non-solicitation, and severance agreements; and helps develop workplace policies and programs. Additionally, he has experience handling labor matters such as unfair labor practices and issues surrounding collective bargaining.
Prior to joining Michael Best, Michael was an associate with an employment litigation boutique, and later with a corporate firm, both in the Chicago area. His early career experience also includes internships with the National Labor Relations Board and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.