Mike is an associate at Werman Salas, where he represents workers seeking to recover unpaid wages in individual, collective, and class action lawsuits. He represents employees throughout the nation across a wide range of industries.
Before committing his practice exclusively to workers’ rights, Mike represented both individuals and companies in complex commercial cases as an associate at Miller Shakman Levine and Feldman, a Chicago litigation boutique. Mike’s practice involved a wide range of issues including executive compensation, antitrust, and professional malpractice. Mike’s knowledge of federal courts is informed by his service as a law clerk for the Honorable James B. Zagel, United States District Judge on the Northern District of Illinois.
Mike graduated with honors from the University of Chicago Law School in 2016, where he was an Articles Editor on the University of Chicago Law Review. He represented victims of racial discrimination in class action proceedings as a participant in the law school’s Employment Law Clinic.
Prior to law school, Mike was a public school teacher in Washington D.C. He remains a supporter of public education as an elected member of the Local School Council at the Chicago Public School in his neighborhood. He graduated in 2010 from the University of Notre Dame with degree in philosophy.