Mr. Joseph X. Michaels

Mr. Joseph X. Michaels: Attorney with NachtLaw, P.C.
  • Associate Attorney at NachtLaw, P.C. (5 Attorneys)
  • 101 North Main Street, Suite 555, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1477
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  • Joseph A. Michaels is an associate attorney with Nacht Law, PC. His practice is devoted largely to labor and employment matters.
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Mr. Michaels joined Nacht Law in 2014 following his graduation from the University of Michigan Law School. At Michigan, Mr. Michaels received his J.D. Magna Cum Laude, served as Contributing Editor of The Michigan Law Review, and received the ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor Law. During law school, he clerked for the UAW legal department in Detroit, interned for Member Sharon Block of the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, D.C., and clerked for the law firm of Sachs Waldman, P.C. in Detroit. He practices primarily in the areas of labor, employment, and civil rights law.

Prior to law school, Mr. Michaels worked as a Statewide Organizer for the Civil Service Employees Association, AFSCME Local 1000, in New York State, after completing an internship in the Strategic Research and Corporate Affairs department at AFSCME, International in Washington D.C.

Born and raised in Lansing to a four-generation union family, his passion and commitment to the rights of working men and women run deep. Mr. Michaels began his education at Lansing Community College, and later transferred to Wayne State University in Detroit. At Wayne State, he earned his B.A., cum laude, in labor studies and economics, worked at the University’s Labor Studies Center, and completed his Organizing Institute Apprenticeship with the AFL-CIO.

Areas of Practice (54)

  • Labor and Employment
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Employee Rights
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation
  • Employment Rights
  • Executive Employment Law
  • Executive Severance Contracts
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Federal Employment Law
  • Harassment
  • Labor Antitrust
  • Labor Arbitration
  • Labor Law
  • Labor Legislation
  • Labor Relations
  • Labor Strikes
  • Management Labor Law
  • Management Employment Law
  • Minimum Wage Law
  • National Labor Relations Act
  • Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Noncompete Litigation
  • Title VII Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Unfair Labor Practices
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
  • Union Contract Negotiations
  • Union Labor Law
  • Wage and Hour Class Actions
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Whistleblower Litigation
  • Workplace Violence
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Wrongful Termination Defense
  • Age Discrimination in Employment
  • Affirmative Action
  • Americans With Disabilities Act
  • Child Labor Law
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Employment Civil Rights
  • Employment Class Actions
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment Defense
  • Employment Disability Discrimination
  • Employment Mediation
  • Employment Terminiation
  • Employment at Will
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Law
  • Executive Transfers
  • Fair Labor Standards
  • Fair Employment Practices
  • Civil Rights

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
734-272-4858  Phone
734-663-7550  Phone
734-663-7592  Fax
University Attended:
Wayne State University, B.A., cum laude, 2008
Law School Attended:
University of Michigan, J.D., magna cum laude, 2014
Year of First Admission:
2014, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; 2014, Michigan
State Bar of Michigan
Washtenaw County Bar Association.
Birth Information:
Michigan, 1986
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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