Michael Mauro has focused his legal practice on labor and employment law. He has counseled and defended employers in claims under federal, state and local statutes, including Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), ERISA, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), USERRA, the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, ERISA, breach of contract claims, covenants not to compete, trade secrets claims, and tort claims, including wrongful discharge, defamation, and tortious interference claims. Michael has represented employers before a range of federal, state and local administrative agencies. He has represented employers at trial and at the federal appellate level including winning a landmark decision in favor of employers before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Michael also possesses increasingly rare experience in labor-management relations law. Specifically, he has extensive experience practicing before the National Labor Relations Board. He has represented management at the bargaining table, at arbitration and in daily collective bargaining agreement counseling.
Additionally, Michael advises management on issues such as employment contracts, employee handbooks and employee discipline. He provides training to clients on many topics, including Title VII, ADA, FMLA, management considerations in reductions in workforce, documentation techniques, and best practices for discipline.
He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States and the Courts of Appeal for the 2nd, 3rd, 9th and District of Columbia circuits.
Awards and Recognitions
- The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law