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Michael advises his clients on a full spectrum of employment law, traditional labor/union and commercial disputes. He is a skilled trial attorney with an unmatched courtroom track record of success. Michael is a former assistant general counsel for a Fortune 200 company, which allows him to understand both the legal and business needs of his clients. He utilizes his in-house experience to strategize and create favorable solutions and outcomes.

Michael has more than 25 years of legal experience which includes a decade as in-house counsel, an extensive trial and litigation record, expertise as a traditional labor law attorney and 24 years as a military attorney, where he recently retired as a colonel.

Michael's Relevant Experience

Employment Law

Michael advises clients on a full spectrum of employment issues, from negotiating executive employment agreements to compensation, disciplinary actions, including termination, and enforcement of noncompete agreements. He has experience handling contentious matters of all types and has litigated and defended clients against allegations of discrimination, wrongful discharge, retaliation, wage violations and a myriad of other employment-related disputes.

Michael also has vast experience with traditional labor law, particularly union organizing, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) advice and litigation, unfair labor practice charges, management and supervisory training, collective bargaining negotiations, grievance administration and numerous labor arbitrations.

Commercial Litigation

Michael has a long track record of successfully resolving contentious matters for clients both at trial and through alternative dispute resolution. He has represented clients in multi-weeklong trials and arbitrations, involving claims such as breach of contract, fraud, unjust enrichment, and breach of other fiduciary duties, as well as numerous other torts and causes of action.

Other Info About Michael


Law School

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 1999

Undergraduate School

Lafayette College, B.A., Economics, 1996

Bar Memberships

Michael is licensed to practice in the following state(s):



New York (inactive)

New Jersey (inactive)


Michael is admitted to practice before the following court(s):

U.S. District Court, District of Colorado

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court, District of Nevada

U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia


Local & National Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation, 2023, Litigation – Labor and Employment, 2023-present

5280 Magazine Top Lawyer, 2019-2022

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Colorado Air National Guard (retired colonel)

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