In addition, Michael frequently represents executives and professionals in the negotiation of individual employment contracts, including separation and retirement agreements. He also maintains a special practice representing rabbis and clergy in employment matters.
Michael regularly speaks at labor union conferences and union steward training programs. For more than five years, he has served as an adjunct instructor in arbitration advocacy and street law at the National Labor College’s George Meany campus. Over the years, Michael has written extensively on employee privacy matters, including e-mail and internet monitoring, and on negotiating employment contracts for clergy. He is a member of the AFL-CIO Lawyers’ Coordinating Committee and has served on the Board of Advisors to the Bureau of National Affairs’ publication, Collective Bargaining Negotiations and Contracts.