Cozen O’Connor: Miller, Michele

Michele Miller

Chair, West Coast Labor & Employment

San Francisco

(415) 262-8301

(415) 644-0978

Santa Monica

(310) 393-4000

Michele will be speaking at an upcoming event:

Managing the Workplace in 2019: A Practical Guide to the Legal Issues Impacting Texas Employers

Houston, Texas 10/23/2019

The world is changing rapidly and it is getting increasingly hard for employers to keep up with the impact of social media, generational gaps, and the myriad of new state and federal laws regulating every step on the employment relationship from hiring to firing.

Event Details 

Michele is a widely recognized management-side labor and employment attorney. For more than 30 years, she’s represented businesses in single and multiple plaintiff cases and collective actions. Her clients — who run the gamut from Fortune 50 powerhouses to burgeoning startups — trust her practical business-centered advice and counsel on a wide range of workplace matters.

Michele is a frequent speaker on employment law issues for clients and outside groups, and has been selected for the Northern California Super Lawyers list every year since 2004. She is also consistently named to “Women Leaders in the Law” lists. Prior to joining the firm, Michele was the founding and managing partner of a California labor and employment law firm.

Michele earned her bachelor’s degree from University of Michigan and her law degree from University of California, Hastings College of Law.

News

West Coast Expansion Continues with the Addition of 13 Labor & Employment Lawyers from Miller Law Group in California

August 01, 2019

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce 13 attorneys from California’s Miller Law Group — one of the largest woman-owned employment law firms in the country — have joined its San Francisco and Los Angeles offices.

Events & Seminars

Upcoming Events

Managing Leaves of Absence

October 24, 2019 - Webinar

Kerry McInerney Freeman, Michele Miller, and Walter Stella will be presenting this webinar on employee leaves of absence.

Managing the Workplace in 2019: A Practical Guide to the Legal Issues Impacting Texas Employers

October 23, 2019 - Houston, Texas

The world is changing rapidly and it is getting increasingly hard for employers to keep up with the impact of social media, generational gaps, and the myriad of new state and federal laws regulating every step on the employment relationship from hiring to firing.

Past Events

Is the Gig up for California employers?

September 27, 2019 - Webinar

Navigating Accommodations for Disabled Workers

September 19, 2019 - Webinar

Practice Areas

Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1982
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 1978

Awards & Honors

Northern California Super Lawyers, 2004 – Present

Northern California Top Lawyer, San Francisco Magazine, 2017

Southern California Top Lawyer, The Los Angeles Times, 2017

The American Registry’s list of America’s Most Honored Professionals, 2017

“Women Leaders in the Law,” The Los Angeles Times,2014

“Women Leaders in the Law,” The San Francisco Chronicle, 2014

Top Labor & Employment Lawyer in California, Daily Journal, 2013

AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell

“Women Leaders in the Law, The Recorder, 2012

  • California

Chair, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC), Employment Practices and Workplace Liability Committee, 2012-2015