Overview

Michael A. Moffatt has broad experience in litigating a wide variety of labor and employment matters in federal and state courts, including matters involving:

  • Discrimination and harassment
  • Wrongful discharge
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective actions

Mike has significant litigation experience including jury trials, bench trials, preliminary injunctions, agency hearings, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) trials, arbitrations and arguing appeals. He also advises employers and provides management training on litigation avoidance, sexual harassment and discrimination laws.

Mike is a frequent speaker at seminars on employment matters and was the chair of the Labor and Employment Law Update presented by the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum. He has presented seminars and training for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Technical Assistance Program Seminars (EEOC TAPS) program, Institute of Business Law, Indiana Association of Cities and Towns, Indiana County Commissioners Association, Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association, Indiana Business Information Services, Inc. and Forum for Small Family Owned Businesses. He is a lecturer on the topic of litigation at the Indiana University School of Business and in the paralegal program at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Indiana Star Bar Association

Former Chair

Employment and Labor Section

Indiana Star Bar Association

Member

Indianapolis Bar Association

Former Chair, Executive Council

Labor and Employment Section

Indianapolis Bar Association

Member

Association of Corporate Counsel

2010-2013

Former President

Indianapolis Downtown Exchange Club

Former President

Geist Harbours Property Owners Association

Former Member

Mini-Marathon Committee

500 Festival

Former President

Fall Creek Little League

Former President

Winners Circle Club

United States Auto Club

Recognition

Awarded, AV® Peer Review Rating

Martindale-Hubbell

Named, Who’s Who in American Law

Named, Super Lawyer

Indiana

Super Lawyers Counsel Edition

2010

Named, The Best Lawyers in America©

2012, 2020

News, Analysis & Press

What now for those in same-sex marriage limbo?

Lafayette Journal & Courier (JC Online)

July 1, 2014

Employers scramble to deal with same-sex marriage

Indianapolis Business Journal

June 26, 2014

Workers’ Compensation Law: A State by State Analysis (Indiana)

The Indiana Lawyer

Activities for Bad Faith Claims Administration

American Law Firm Association

Survey of Indiana Employment Libel Law

Employment Libel & Privacy Law

Comp Clues

Indiana Workers’ Compensation Institute

Books & Book Chapters

  • Chapters 21 and 22, Unemployment Compensation and Workers' Compensation, The Guide to Understanding Federal and Indiana Employment Laws, 1999

Education

  • J.D., Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 1989
  • B.A., DePauw University, 1986

Bar Admission

Indiana

Courts

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana