Michelle R. Maslowski concentrates her practice in complex employment litigation, defending employers in individual and class and collective action claims under Title VII, the ADEA, the ADA, the FMLA, the FLSA. With significant trial experience, Michelle represents and counsels several industries for their employment and personnel needs, including transportation companies, food processing companies, manufacturers, staffing companies, retailers, medical providers, financial institutions, and general contractors. Her litigation experience includes cases across several states, including Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, Florida, and Washington.
Michelle has defended dozens of class and collective actions on behalf of clients across multiple states. She has significant experience with the defense of FLSA off-the-clock and misclassification cases, pattern and practice discrimination cases, and Title VII discrimination cases. A few examples of Michelle’s recent successes include:
- Pre-conditional certification dismissal of collective action claims in off-the-clock case;
- Dismissal of collective action claim in misclassification case;
- Summary judgment in favor of food processing company on ADA and FMLA claims;
- Dismissal of complaint alleging Title VII race discrimination and whistleblower allegations;
- Sanctions against plaintiff and counsel stemming from discovery violations;
- Dismissal of Title VII race discrimination claim against food processing plant;
- Summary judgment in favor of manufacturer on Title VII race discrimination claim.
As part of her practice in complex litigation, Michelle serves as a supervisory attorney for the Firm’s Document Review Center and is an active member in the Firm’s E-Discovery and Records Retention Practice Group. She is regularly consulted on e-discovery strategy and solutions. She advises on compliance issues related to legal holds, data preservation and collection, discovery scoping, and strategies for review and production of large-volume electronic discovery in single and multi-jurisdictional actions.