Michael S. Yellin advises employers in a broad range of employment law matters arising under federal and state law. Mike represents clients in state and federal courts, as well as before federal, state, and municipal administrative agencies. He has handled appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Wisconsin Supreme Court, Wisconsin Court of Appeals, and Illinois Courts.

Prior to joining Littler, Mike was an attorney in the litigation practice group at a large international law firm and at a boutique trial firm.

Mike was a managing editor of the Wisconsin Law Review and a member of the Wisconsin Moot Court Board during law school.

Professional & Community Affiliations


American Bar Association


Wisconsin Bar Association


Named, Rising Star

Super Lawyers


News, Analysis & Press

Payer Claims Database Reporting Rules

Benefits Law Journal

Vol. 26. No. 1, Spring 2013

Books & Book Chapters

  • Discovery Chapter, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education Federal Civil Practice Handbook, Co-author


  • J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, 2010cum laude
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin, 2006

Bar Admission



  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois