Michael W. Hawkins

Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP
Cincinnati, OH

Mike Hawkins is a partner in the Labor & Employment and Appellate Practice Groups.  He has extensive experience in all aspects of labor, employment law and ERISA litigation and appellate practice.  He has argued two cases in the U.S. Supreme Court and many in-state and Federal Courts of Appeals.  He has been selected by Best Lawyers as a top Labor & Employment lawyer every year since 1989.  He has extensive experience in mediation, arbitration and litigation including age discrimination, American with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Rehabilitation Act, sexual harassment, and all forms of EEOC, state fair employment practice discrimination matters, non-compete and confidentiality clause disputes, and wrongful discharge litigation, collective bargaining negotiations, contract arbitrations, representation before various state and federal agencies, and general advice in the area of employer/employee relations.  He has written extensively on all phases of labor and employment law.



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