Mike Spagnola focuses his practice on solving difficult and complicated labor and employment problems for management clients.
Mike represents employers exclusively in connection with all aspects of labor and employment law, and in particular, litigation and preventive counsel. He has appeared on behalf of clients in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies, for cases relating to discrimination, retaliation, harassment, whistleblowing, wrongful discharge, wage and hour law, worker classification, unemployment compensation, FMLA, workplace torts, breach of contract, non-competition agreements, and trade secret misappropriation. Mike also handles severance negotiations, negotiates contractual language, and represents businesses in commercial litigation.
Mike also represents management in connection with labor relations matters including unfair labor practice charges, union election petitions, grievance arbitrations, and serving as lead negotiator in collective bargaining. He also counsels management on union avoidance and represents employer trustees in deadlock arbitrations under the Labor Management Relations Act.