Christopher Michalski represents management in a broad range of employment law matters, including litigation arising under both federal and state equal employment opportunity laws, and wage and hour compliance. He appears in state and federal courts and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, and the Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations and handles matters involving:

  • Title VII
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The Pennsylvania Human Relations Act
  • Discrimination and harassment litigation
  • Wage and hour collective actions

Prior to beginning his law career, he was a human resources manager in the manufacturing and health care industries in both union and non-union environments. His experience in that role ranged from local on-site management to regional management of several facilities. In law school, Christopher was research editor for the Duquesne Law Review. He was also a summer intern for the Honorable Judge Dan R. Pellegrini for the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.

Professional & Community Affiliations


Pittsburgh Human Resources Association


Allegheny County Bar Association

Counsel Member

Employment and Labor Section

Allegheny County Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

A More Aggressive DOL – Are you ready for the significant wage and hour regulatory changes and an increased enforcement presence?

Pittsburgh, PA

April 21, 2015


  • J.D., Duquesne University School of Law, 2004magna cum laude
  • B.S., King’s College, 1997summa cum laude

Bar Admission



  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado