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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:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Michele R. Fisher and Alex Baggio, The New White-Collar Exemption Regulations and Considerations for Practitioners (Substantive Outline) (August 2016) - Employment Law Institute 2016, Thursday, October 27, 2016
The New White-Collar Exemption Regulations and Considerations for Practitioners - Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2017, Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Wage and Hour Update - Employment Law Institute 2016, Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Implementing the New “White Collar” Regulations? - Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2017, Thursday, March 02, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Wage and Hour Update - Wage and Hour Update, Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Implementing the New “White Collar” Regulations? - Implementing the New “White Collar” Regulations?, Thursday, March 02, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Wage and Hour Update - Wage and Hour Update, Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Implementing the New “White Collar” Regulations? - Implementing the New “White Collar” Regulations?, Thursday, March 02, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Wage and Hour Update - Wage and Hour Update, Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Implementing the New “White Collar” Regulations? - Implementing the New “White Collar” Regulations?, Thursday, March 02, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Employment Law Institute 2016, Thursday, November 03, 2016, New York, NY
Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2017, Saturday, March 04, 2017, New York, NY
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2017
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Employment Law Institute 2017, Wednesday, October 18, 2017, New York, NY
Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2018, Tuesday, February 13, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Employment Law Institute 2017, Wednesday, October 18, 2017, New York, NY
Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2018, Tuesday, February 13, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Employment Law Institute 2017, Wednesday, October 18, 2017, Atlanta, GA
Employment Law Institute 2017, Wednesday, October 18, 2017, Indianapolis, IN
Employment Law Institute 2017, Wednesday, October 18, 2017, New Brunswick , NJ
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