Michael D. Jones

Partner

Education

  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, 2002, LL.M., Trial Advocacy
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1992, J.D.
  • Duke University, 1989, B.A., Political Science and Psychology

Court Admissions

  • All State and Federal Courts - New Jersey
  • All State and Federal Courts - Pennsylvania

Michael has practiced exclusively in the field of labor and employment law.  He has represented both private and public employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, with an emphasis on EEO and Civil Rights litigation, wage and hour class litigation, sexual harassment training and investigations, restrictive covenants, executive employment agreements, Title VII, OSHA, FMLA, FLSA, ADA, ADEA, civil service proceedings, Act 195, Act 600, Act 111, private and public sector arbitration and collective bargaining, ERISA litigation as well as day-to-day counseling.

Employment History

  • 2001 - Reed Smith
    • Intern with the U.S. Department of Labor and the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office

Professional Affiliations

  • Treasurer and Co-Founder of the Crime Victims Legal Assistance Organization
  • Volunteer for the Volunteers for the Indigent Program
  • Volunteer for Philadelphia READS
  • Volunteer for Philadelphia FIGHT
  • Volunteer for the Support Center for Child Advocates
  • Appointed Hearing Examiner of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Notable Quotes

  • "Winter Weather Doesn't Freeze Wage Laws”, Law360, 13 February 2014