Michael R. Hekle: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Michael R. Hekle

White Plains,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone(914) 872-8060

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • General Employment Litigation
University University of Manitoba, B.A., Liberal Arts, 1994; University of Manitoba, B.Ed., 1996
Law SchoolHofstra University School of Law, J.D., 2001 Falk Labor Award recipient
Admitted2001, Connecticut; 2002, New York; 2011, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Bar & Professional Association Memberships
American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association


Michael R. Hekle is a Shareholder in the White Plains office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Mr. Hekle received undergraduate degrees in Liberal Arts (1994) and Education (1996) from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada, and a Juris Doctorate degree from Hofstra University School of Law (2001). Mr. Hekle was Jonathan Falk Labor Award recipient and a member of the Wagner Labor Moot Court. Mr. Hekle came to Jackson Lewis in 2001 and has been an active member in the Firm's labor practice group since that time.

Mr. Hekle represents employers of varying sizes and industries in a wide-range of labor and employment matters, including union contract negotiations, union grievances and arbitrations, representational campaigns, NLRB trials and other traditional labor matters. Mr. Hekle also assists and counsels organizations on items such as wage and hour audits, discrimination claims, employee handbook policies, management training matters and other preventative strategies.

In addition, a significant portion of Mr. Hekle's practice is devoted to the representation of villages, towns, libraries and various other public entities in contract negotiations, disciplinary proceedings, PERB hearings and interest arbitrations. Mr. Hekle has assisted public sector employers in a wide range of traditional employment law matters such as discrimination claims, leaves of absence and policy drafting.

Mr. Hekle is a frequent speaker before local and regional SHRM and LERM organizations. Mr. Hekle is also the legislative liaison for the Westchester County Chapter of SHRM.

Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity
•Jonathan Falk Labor Law Scholarship Recipient, 2000
•Labor Moot Court, 2001

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Michael R. Hekle

44 South Broadway, 14th Floor
White PlainsNY 10601


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