Mike practices with Spencer Fane Britt & Browne's Labor and Employment Law Group and serves as practice group leader. He also was group leader from 1995 to 1998. His practice includes representation of management in traditional labor relations matters as well as employment litigation and human resources counseling. He also deals in school law issues for a variety of school districts. As a trial lawyer, he has represented employers in courts, before administrative agencies and in arbitration throughout the United States.
U.S. Supreme Court, Missouri, Kansas, U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, 8th & 10th US Circuit Courts of Appeals
University of Kansas School of Law - JD, 1973 – 1976; Articles Editor, Kansas Law Review; Order of the Coif; CC Stewart Award as top student in graduating class;
University of Kansas - BA, Political Science, 1965 – 1969
Professional Associations & Memberships
Labor & Employment Law and Litigation Sections of the American Bar Association; American Employment Law Council; Education Law Association; National School Board Association Council of School Attorneys; Missouri Council of School Attorneys (Board of Directors); Kansas Bar Association; Missouri Bar; Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Honors and Awards
Fellow, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers; Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyer®; Chambers USA Leading Lawyers for Business; BTI Client Service All-Star; Marquis Who's Who in the World; Marquis Who's Who in American Law