Michael D. Fleischer, Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination Reporter Commentator

Michael D. Fleischer Michael Fleischer is an associate in the Labor and Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw's office in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Fleischer has a background in the representation of management in an array of labor and employment issues, including employment litigation, state/federal wage and hour litigation, complex collective and class action proceedings, labor arbitration proceedings, and workplace counseling.
Mr. Fleischer has experience defending employers against discrimination claims brought under federal and state laws, including claims brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the American with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and Massachusetts' Chapter 151B. He has represented employers before both state and federal courts, as well as federal and state agencies, including the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, and the Rhode Island Commission on Human Rights.
Before to joining Seyfarth Shaw, Mr. Fleischer served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Jeffery White in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, and for the Honorable Ernest Goldsmith in the Superior Court of California. Mr. Fleischer also worked as a paralegal for the Civil Rights/Civil Liberties Division in the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office.
Mr. Fleischer is a frequent defense employer commentator on MCAD Administrative Decisions in the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination Reporter, and is a contributing author to the firm's Workplace Class Action and Wage and Hour Litigation blogs.
Mr. Fleischer redeived a J.D. from the University of California-Hastings College of the Law, where he graduated cum laude and served as the Supervising Editor of the Hastings International and Comparative Law Review, and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, where he also graduated cum laude.