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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.

Notable Quotes

  • 30 January 2017 "Emotional Distress and the FLSA" Human Resources Executive
  • 18 January 2017 "Supreme Court to Rule on Class-Action Waivers" SHRM
  • 29 November 2016 "With New Overtime Rules on Hold, What Comes Next?" FindLaw
  • 23 November 2016 "How to Proceed After Last-Minute Overtime Rule Freeze" SHRM
  • 2 November 2016 "Friendly Combat Among Labor Lawyers At the SEPTA Bargaining Table" Philadelphia Inquirer
  • 1 November 2016 "Timing Is Everything In the Waltz of A SEPTA Strike" Philadelphia Inquirer
  • 21 September 2016 "DOL OT Rule Hard To Nix, But Automatic Increases May Fall" Law360
  • 9 February 2016 "US companies' employees discouraged of travelling to Zika infected areas; Legal protection in place" Lawyer Herald
  • 9 February 2016 "4 Errors Employers Make When Workers Telecommute" Law360
  • 8 February 2016 "Lawyers see limited options for workers sent in Zika's way" New York Times
  • 13 February 2014 "Winter Weather Doesn't Freeze Wage Laws”, Law360


  • 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

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

  • 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