Michael J. Soltis: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Michael J. Soltis

Managing Shareholder
Stamford,  CT  U.S.A.
Phone(203) 961-0404

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Practice Areas

  • Disability, Leave and Health Management
  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Reductions in Force, WARN Act
University University of Connecticut, B.A., 1975
Law SchoolNew York Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1978; New York University, LL.M., Labor Law, 1986
Admitted1979, New York and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; 1986, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1988, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; 1989, U.S. District Court, Western and Northern Districts of Ohio; 1990, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; 1991, Connecticut; 1999, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

bar & professional association memberships

American Bar Association

Connecticut Bar Association

Connecticut Business and Industry Association


Southern Connecticut Chapter of SHRM


Michael J. Soltis is Office Managing Shareholder and Litigation Manager of the Stamford, Connecticut office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from New York Law School and received a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) in Labor Law from New York University. Mr. Soltis is a member of the Bar of the State of Connecticut and the Bar of the State of New York. He is also admitted to practice before various federal courts in New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Texas and Ohio.

Published Works


The Americans With Disabilities Act: A Comprehensive Guide to Title I .
Milt Wright & Associates, Inc., 1992. [Co-Author]

The Connecticut Employment Law Manual (2009-10 edition) .
NA: 1900. [Author]


Final HIPPA Nondiscrimination Regulations Spur Employers to Review Workplace Wellness Programs
Public Safety Labor News (February 2007) [Co-Author] Fourth Circuit: ERISA Pre-empts Maryland's Fair Shair Law; Avoiding Regulatory Balkanization Trumps State's Play or Pay Health Care Reform
JacksonLewis.com (January 2007) [Co-Author] Final HIPPA Nondiscrimination Regulations Spur Employers to Review Workplace Wellness Programs
JacksonLewis.com (December 2006) [Co-Author] To Pro-rate or Not to Pro-rate: That is the Question - Paying Bonuses Under FMLA
CT Bar Association Labor and Employment Newsletter (Winter 2006) [Author] Lifestyle Discrimination: Drawing the Line Between Employer Interests and Employees' Personal Lives
Labor and Employment Law Quarterly 12.3 (Fall 2006) [Author] Preventive Medicine - Employee Wellness Programs are Prone to Legal Maladies that Require Careful Monitoring
HR Magazine (January 2006) [Author] Lifestyle Discrimination - The New Frontier for Employment Claims
FMLA Policy, Practice & Legal Update (BLR) (October 2005) [Author] Workplace Wellness Meets Employment Law: Eat Your Veggies... Or Else
Corporate Counsel (June 2005) [Author] Healthy Employees in a Healthy Workplace: An Admirable or Illegal Goal
Defense Research Institute, Employment Law Committee Newsletter (Summer 2005) [Author] Unsettled Questions Cloud Connecticut's Disability Discrimination Law
CT Bar Association Labor and Employment Newsletter (Summer 2005) [Co-Author] Weingarten Redux: Employer's Manual
Labor Law Journal (Winter 2000) [Author] Special Report: The National Smallpox Vaccination Plan: Workplace Law Implications for Health Care Employers

Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity

• Selected for inclusion in 2010 Connecticut Super Lawyers


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Michael J. Soltis

1010 Washington Boulevard, 7th Floor
StamfordCT 06901


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