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Michael S. Arnold

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New York
212.692.6866



Education

  • Boston University (JD)
  • Cornell University (BS, Industrial and Labor Relations)

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Michael represents clients in connection with a variety of complex employment litigation matters, including pretrial, trial, and appellate work; administrative proceedings; and arbitrations and mediations relating to wage and hour, discrimination, noncompete, trade secret, general contract disputes, and other employee-related disputes. 

He regularly advises clients regarding employee performance, retention and separation issues, and compliance with discrimination, wage and hour, family and medical leave, workers’ compensation, disability, and other employment laws and regulations. He also prepares employment-related agreements and policies, including offer letters, employment and consulting agreements, confidentiality and noncompetition agreements, separation agreements, and human resource policies and procedures. 

Michael has also provided public and private biotechnology, telecommunications, and other companies with advice on employment issues arising in corporate transactions and bankruptcy proceedings.

Michael serves as an Editor for and is a regular contributor to the Mintz Levin blog Employment Matters.

In 2001, Michael served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Charles E. Ramos of the New York County Civil Branch Commercial Division in New York City, New York.

Recognitions & Awards

  • New York Super Lawyers: Rising Star – Employment & Labor (2012)
  • New York Super Lawyers: Employment & Labor (2013)