Tuesday, May 23, 2006
Michael received his B.A. from the University of Illinois in 1975 (cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, with highest distinction in Political Science) and a J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1978. After law school, he was an appellate lawyer with the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, D.C., and the principal author of the board's briefs in a number of cases before the U.S. Supreme Court in the early 1980s, including NLRB v. Transportation Management, Inc. and NLRB v. Hendricks County REMC, and he received several commendations from the Board's General Counsel for his outstanding performance as an appellate attorney.
Since joining the faculty in 1983, Michael has presented lectures on labor topics at the law schools at Harvard and Duke, and he has published articles on labor law and legal theory in Columbia Law Review, Law & Social Inquiry, and Jurist: Books-on-Law.
Congratulations, Michael, on your big move!