Michael J. Shoenfelt

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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.5497
Fax 614.719.4760

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Michael is an associate in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the labor and employment group. He has experience litigating employment discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, wage and hour, and accommodation cases. Michael also has substantial experience defending wage and hour collective and class actions in state and federal court. He has represented employers before administrative agencies, federal courts, and state courts. Michael counsels clients on a range of state and federal employment laws, discharge and discipline of employees, severance agreements, and traditional labor law issues. He also has experience drafting and reviewing employment-related documents, and performing due diligence regarding employment litigation relevant to corporate mergers and acquisitions.

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Michael received his J.D. magna cum laude from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, where he was an articles editor for the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution and a member of Order of the Coif. He received his BA magna cum laude with honors from The Ohio State University. While in law school, Michael served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Amul R. Thapar in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky and the Honorable Algenon L. Marbley in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.