FacultyFaculty/Author Profile
Michele R. Fisher

Michele R. Fisher

Nichols Kaster, PLLP

Minneapolis, MN, USA


Michele R. Fisher is a partner at Nichols Kaster whose practice is primarily dedicated to national wage and hour class and collective action litigation. She has represented tens of thousands of employees seeking to recover overtime pay, minimum wages, and commission payments.  She also represents employees in individual employment matters, such as employment discrimination, retaliation, and sexual harassment. Moreover, Michele has represented consumers in cases involving negligent and fraudulent financial advice. She has been instrumental in obtaining millions of dollars for her clients.

Michele is an experienced trial attorney who enjoys being in the courtroom. She has successfully handled numerous jury trials and arbitrations in her fight for employee and consumer rights. She has the expertise, resources, and staff to take on any company regardless of size. 

Michele is the Chair of the firm’s Business Development and Marketing Groups, which help originate class and collective actions and market the firm.  She is also a member of Nichols Kaster’s Management Committee charged with the running of the day-to-day operations of the firm.

Michele is a regular lecturer on wage and hour related topics at national and local conferences and routinely acts as an author and editor for wage and hour publications. She is the co-chair and a faculty member of the Practicing Law Institute’s Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance conference, is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the ABA Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee’s Mid-Winter Report, a board member and editor for BNA’s the Fair Labor Standard Act Treatise Supplement, a board member and editor for BNA’s Fair Labor Standard Act Treatise 2015, and a chapter editor for BNA’s Wage and Hour Laws: A State-by-State Survey (2d ed.).  She has been named to the Super Lawyers and Rising Star lists repeatedly.

Education

J.D. 2000, William Mitchell College of Law
B.A. 1997, St. Cloud State University

Admissions

State Bar of Georgia
Minnesota Supreme Court
New York Supreme Court
Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court – District of Colorado
U.S. District Court -- Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court – Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court – Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court – District of Minnesota
U.S. District Court – Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court – Western District of Oklahoma
U.S. District Court – Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court – Western District of Texas
U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court – Western District of Wisconsin

Michele R. Fisher is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2014
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters PIE Chart: FLSA Cases Filed by State 1/1/2013 to 11/1/2013 (5522 Total Cases) - Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2014 , Monday, February 10, 2014
Summary of FLSA Complaint Filings 1/1/2013– 11/1/2013 Prepared by Nichols Kaster, PLLP 11/15/2013 Abridged Version—Excludes Some Filings - Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2014 , Monday, February 10, 2014
Shorthand Glossary for: “Summary of FLSA Complaint Filings 1/1/2013–11/1/2013 Prepared by Nichols Kaster, PLLP 11/15/2013 Abridged Version—Excludes Some Filings” - Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2014 , Monday, February 10, 2014
Fair Labor Standards Act Basics and Wage-Hour Update (Feb. 14, 2014) - Understanding Employment Law 2014 , Friday, March 28, 2014
Web Segment  Web Segment Judges Panel: The Courts' Views on Wage & Hour Litigation - Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2014 , Tuesday, February 11, 2014
FLSA/Wage and Hour Update - Understanding Employment Law 2014 , Monday, April 07, 2014
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2014 - Judges Panel: The Courts' Views on Wage & Hour Litigation - Judges Panel: The Courts' Views on Wage & Hour Litigation , Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Understanding Employment Law 2014: FLSA/Wage and Hour Update - FLSA/Wage and Hour Update , Monday, April 07, 2014
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2014 - Judges Panel: The Courts' Views on Wage & Hour Litigation - Judges Panel: The Courts' Views on Wage & Hour Litigation , Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Understanding Employment Law 2014: FLSA/Wage and Hour Update - FLSA/Wage and Hour Update , Monday, April 07, 2014
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2014 , Monday, February 24, 2014 , New York, NY
Understanding Employment Law 2014 , Friday, April 11, 2014 , New York, NY
Transcripts  Transcripts FLSA/Wage and Hour Update - FLSA/Wage and Hour Update , Monday, April 07, 2014
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2015 , Monday, February 09, 2015 , New York, NY
Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2014 , Monday, February 10, 2014 , New York, NY
Understanding Employment Law 2014 , Friday, March 28, 2014 , New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2015 , Monday, February 09, 2015 , New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2015 , Monday, February 09, 2015 , New Brunswick , NJ
Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2015 , Monday, February 09, 2015 , Cleveland, OH
Print Share Email