Ogletree Deakins • San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California 94105
Michael Nader works in the San Francisco office of Ogletree Deakins, where he is Of Counsel. He has extensive experience representing management in employment litigation in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies. The cases he handles involve issues such as trade secret misappropriation and employee mobility, wage and hour violations, discrimination, retaliation, harassment, fraud, and breach of contract.
In addition to his litigation practice, Mike provides expert advice to management on a range of employment issues, including employee recruiting and hiring, employment agreements, personnel policies, leaves of absence, employee classifications, wage and hour issues, performance management, severance agreements, the protection of trade secrets, and preventing harassment, discrimination, and retaliation.
Mike also conducts training programs for managers on topics such as managing within the law, essential personnel policies, new employment laws, and preventing harassment and discrimination in the workplace.
After earning his degrees, Mike served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Rudolph T. Randa of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin from 1998 to 1999, and the Honorable Daniel A. Manion of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit from 1999 to 2001.
Prior to joining the firm, Mike was a senior associate in the Employment Group at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, CA.
The Bar Association of San Francisco has awarded Mike the Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service Award each year from 2003-2009, in recognition for his service to the non-profit community
Activities, Awards, AcknowledgmentsBar Association of San Francisco
- College: B.S., Santa Clara University
- Law School: J.D., cum laude, Notre Dame Law School, 1997 Editor in Chief, Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics
- Other: LL.M., magna cum laude, Notre Dame Center for Civil and Human Rights, 1998
U.S. District Court, Central and Northern Districts of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh and Ninth Circuits
U.S. Supreme Court