Michael is an associate in the firm’s Milwaukee office. He represents employers in matters arising under a variety of state and federal employment laws. He also represents insurers in coverage matters and municipalities in matters arising under Section 1983. While a skilled litigator, Michael enjoys counseling clients in effective litigation avoidance measures. Before joining Kasdorf, Michael practiced labor and employment law, and business law, representing employers and business owners in a variety of litigation, transactional, and personnel matters.
Michael graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he served as Senior Managing Editor of the Wisconsin Law Review. He also served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Barbara B. Crabb in the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. He received the Dean’s Academic Achievement Award, as well as the Gwynette E. Smalley Award for Special Contribution to the Law Review. He received Best Performance awards in Legal Research & Writing II and Wisconsin Negligence Law. As a second year student, Michael helped litigate the state’s first cell phone tracking case before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, co-authoring principal and reply briefs and sitting second chair for oral argument (State v. Tate, 2014 WI 89).
A native of the Milwaukee area, Michael is a proud graduate of the University of Minnesota, and of Marquette University High School.
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