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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 originate class and collective actions and market the firm. She is also a member of the Management Committee charged with the running of the day-to-day operations of the firm.

Michele is active in several organizations. 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 Midwinter 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, 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.

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

Practice Areas

Plaintiffs’ Employment Litigation
Class & Collective Actions

Michele R. Fisher is associated with the following items:
Transcripts  Transcripts Focus Areas for Claims - the Latest Legal Developments - Focus Areas for Claims - the Latest Legal Developments, Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Wage and Hour Litigation Part III - Special Issues: Arbitration, Decertification, Settlement - Wage and Hour Litigation Part III - Special Issues: Arbitration, Decertification, Settlement, Tuesday, February 14, 2012
FLSA Basics/Wage and Hour Update - FLSA Basics/Wage and Hour Update, Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Opening Remarks and Introduction: The Challenges of Managing Wage and Hour Risks in Today's Workplace - Opening Remarks and Introduction: The Challenges of Managing Wage and Hour Risks in Today's Workplace , Tuesday, February 12, 2013
FLSA/Wage and Hour Update - FLSA/Wage and Hour Update, Monday, April 08, 2013
FLSA/Wage and Hour Update - FLSA/Wage and Hour Update, Monday, April 07, 2014
Trends in Wage & Hour Filings and Case Law Update - Trends in Wage & Hour Filings and Case Law Update, Tuesday, February 10, 2015
FLSA/Wage and Hour Update - FLSA/Wage and Hour Update, Monday, March 30, 2015
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Fair Labor Standards Act Basics and Wage-Hour Update (Feb. 14, 2014) - Understanding Employment Law 2014, Friday, March 28, 2014
Differentiating Between Independent Contractor & Employee: Case Law Update (Prepared on September 25, 2014) - Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2015, Monday, February 09, 2015
Fair Labor Standards Act Basics and Wage-Hour Update - Understanding Employment Law 2015, Friday, March 27, 2015
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2015
Web Segment  Web Segment Trends in Wage & Hour Filings and Case Law Update - Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2015, Tuesday, February 10, 2015
FLSA/Wage and Hour Update - Understanding Employment Law 2015, Monday, March 30, 2015
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Trends in Wage & Hour Filings and Case Law Update - Trends in Wage & Hour Filings and Case Law Update, Tuesday, February 10, 2015
FLSA/Wage and Hour Update - FLSA/Wage and Hour Update, Monday, March 30, 2015
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Trends in Wage & Hour Filings and Case Law Update - Trends in Wage & Hour Filings and Case Law Update, Tuesday, February 10, 2015
FLSA/Wage and Hour Update - FLSA/Wage and Hour Update, Monday, March 30, 2015
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2015, Monday, February 23, 2015, New York, NY
Understanding Employment Law 2015, Friday, April 10, 2015, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Employment Law Institute 2015, Thursday, October 22, 2015, New York, NY
Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2016, Monday, February 08, 2016, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Employment Law Institute 2015, Thursday, October 22, 2015, New York, NY
Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2016, Monday, February 08, 2016, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Employment Law Institute 2015, Thursday, October 22, 2015, New Brunswick , NJ
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