Mike is a founding member of the Firm, which began in 1984, thus celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2014. Mike heads the Firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Focusing his practice on labor and employment law, Mike works exclusively on behalf of employers. Mike has handled scores of collective bargaining contract negotiations, regularly handles NLRB unfair labor practice cases and representational issues before the NLRB. Mike has had dozens of labor arbitrations on a variety of subjects and knows many Arbitrators in the Midwest from prior experience. Mike has also handled federal and state employment litigation, from EEOC Charges to class actions. He handles disputes before OSHA, the EEOC, related state and local agencies and the Department of Labor, especially the Wage and Hour Division. Mike has drafted and been involved in litigation over non-competition covenants.