Mike Wilson represents and counsels employers in various employment and labor matters arising under federal, state, and local laws. Mike has appeared before state and federal courts and administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state Human Rights Commissions. He defends and counsels clients on issues such as:
- Discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, national origin, religion, sex, age, and disability
- Retaliation under discrimination laws
- Wrongful discharge from employment
- Claims under the National Labor Relations Act and the Labor Management Relations Act
- Claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act
- Drafting and reviewing employee handbooks, policies, and agreements, including separation agreements
Before joining Littler, Mike practiced employment law for several years at one of the most prestigious law firms in Montana and clerked for U.S. Magistrate Judge John Johnston in Great Falls, Montana.
In law school, Mike was editor-in-chief of the Montana Law Review; competed on his school’s trial team; was a teaching assistant for his school’s legal writing, criminal procedure, and criminal law classes; and was a clinical intern for U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch in Missoula, Montana.
Prior to pursuing a his legal education, Mike was an HR professional at an offshore drilling company in Houston and earned his PHR certification.