Michael has represented hundreds of employees on an individual and class-wide basis in bringing claims for unpaid minimum wages, unpaid overtime, unpaid prevailing and union wages and benefits, unlawful deductions, tip-skimming, retaliatory termination, unlawful collection of franchise fees under the New York State Franchise Act, forced kickbacks under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and breach of contract. Michael has also litigated cases involving sexual harassment, age discrimination, national origin discrimination and race discrimination.
Michael is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey. He received his J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and his B.S. from Yeshiva University.