Michelle Gomez creates and oversees Littler’s firmwide onboarding and integration programs for all newly hired talent, as well as for individuals moving positions within the firm. She manages all aspects from the first interview through the initial 18 months of employment, serving as a talent liaison to introduce new hires across the firm, and assisting in individual onboarding and integration plans. Michelle additionally oversees the firm’s internal trainings, including the orientation training called Littler Academy, level-specific training, skills-based training, leadership training, and practice group-specific training. In her role, Michelle also liaises with the firm’s offices, providing engagement ideas and also overseeing coaching needs, and oversees events such as the Global Wellness Challenge. Michelle also works very closely with the Chief IED Officer to ensure that the firm’s inclusion, equity, and diversity commitments are reflected throughout Littler’s talent lifecycle.

In addition, Michelle continues to represent and advise employers on a wide variety of employment matters, including claims based on age, race, color, national origin, and sexual discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. She has defended clients in employment-related disputes before federal and state courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Colorado Civil Rights Division, and the Montana Human Rights Bureau. Michelle’s recent trial experience includes two federal court jury trials, a federal court bench trial, a state court jury trial, and numerous arbitrations in Colorado and Montana, all of which concluded favorably for Littler’s clients.

Michelle is a member of the Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) Steering Committee, co-chair of Littler’s Career Advocacy Program, and a member of the Reunion affinity group for Littler’s Latinx attorneys.

Prior to joining Littler, she practiced commercial litigation in New York City, Denver, Colorado, and Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Affiliazioni professionali e istituzionali


Colorado General Counsel Group Advisory Program


City Year


The Denver Hospice


Colorado Attorney Mentoring Program


Named, Top Lawyer

5280 Magazine


News, Analysis & Press

Courts Differ on Subpoena Power of Arbitrators Over Non-Parties

New York Law Journal

March 25, 2009

Speaking Engagements

Federal and State Employment Law Highlights

Senior Women’s Corporate Counsel

November 5, 2022

Game Changers: Top Compliance and Litigation Plays to Protect Your Company in 2022

Rocky Mountain Employer Conference

October 27, 2022

Navigating Disability and Accommodation Issues in a Pandemic/Post-Pandemic Era and Other Related Issues

Panelist, ACC Mountain West Webinar

October 12, 2022

2021 Rocky Mountain Virtual Regional Employer Conference

Denver, CO

October 6, 2021

Navigating Montana’s Laws Regarding Vaccination Status and Discrimination and WDEA Claims

October 5, 2021

COVID-19: Its Impact on Employment Litigation, How Best to Prepare Your Company, and What the Future of Litigation May Hold

Denver, CO

August 4, 2021

Opening in Montana: Navigating Employment Issues in the Wild West

June 1, 2021

2020 Rocky Mountain Virtual Employer

November 18, 2020

Navigating Novel Employment Issues: What You Need To Know In 2020

General Counsel Conference

September 16, 2020

Insights From Colorado: The Post-COVID-19 Workplace: Session 1: Litigation in the Post-COVID-19 World

Littler Webinar

May 28, 2020

From #MeToo to #WhatToDo? Time to Reboot Your Harassment Training and Investigation Protocols

Rocky Mountain Employer Conference

September 21, 2018

How to Handle Political and Social Commentary - Off Duty and On Duty - in the Current Climate

2017 Littler Rocky Mountain Employer Conference

October 3, 2017

Age Discrimination: Best Claims/Defenses

2015 National CLE Conference

January 2015

The Limits of Work Time: What is Compensable Time?

Rocky Mountain Employer Conference

September 21, 2016

Blurred Lines in the Workplace: Drawing the Lines Between Work and Your Personal Life

2015 Rocky Mountain Employer Conference

October 7, 2015


  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2008cum laude
  • B.A., Rice University, 2002cum laude

Foro di appartenenza

New York
New Mexico


  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of Montana