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Marianna J. Michael

Associate

P 502-562-7375 F 502-589-0309

500 West Jefferson Street
Suite 2800
Louisville, KY 40202

 

Marianna Michael is a member of the Firm's Litigation & Dispute Resolution Service Team.  She assists in the representation of a broad range of clients in a variety of cases including commercial disputes, trademark and copyright transaction and litigation work, immigration law and employment matters.

Marianna J. Michael

Location

500 West Jefferson Street
Suite 2800
Louisville, KY 40202

Representative Matters

  • Representation of employers in numerous matters, including commercial disputes with vendors, actions based on alleged personal injuries or violations of statutory or constitutional rights, as well as employment matters and labor arbitration.
  • Obtained partial summary judgment for employer in case involving race discrimination, gender discrimination, and retaliation claims.
  • Assist clients with obtaining visas for workers from Mexico, Jamaica, Guatemala, and Ireland through H-2A and H-2B visas.
  • Assist clients with federal immigration law compliance.
  • Assist clients by reviewing documents to ensure ERISA compliance. 
  • Representation of various clients in responding to Office Actions with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Second chaired breach of contract trial to successful outcome.
  • Successfully compelled documents in corporate litigation discovery dispute.
  • Successfully protected multiple clients’ trademarks from infringement.

Professional Experience

  • Summer Law Clerk for the U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review, 2017
  • Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable David Hale, U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky, 2016
  • Intern, Jefferson County Circuit Court, 2012

Education

2018, J.D., magna cum laude, University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law; Articles Editor, University of Louisville Law Review; Brandeis Inn of Court; Wagner Labor & Employment Moot Court Team; Louis D. Brandeis Inn of Court Participant; CALI Awards for Employment Discrimination, Labor Law, and Immigration Law.

2015 - B.A., English with double minors in Political Science and Humanities, summa cum laude, University of Louisville; Harlan Scholar; Honors Scholar; and Honors Program Outstanding Graduate.

Presentations

  • "Prescription for Trouble:  Drug Testing in the Workplace," Kentucky Chamber of Commerce's Society for Human Resource Managers Conference, August 28, 2019
  • "Immigration Update: Walls, Walls, and More Walls," Wyatt Employment Law Seminar, May 9 and May 21, 2019

Publications

  • Enid Trucios-Haynes & Marianna Michael, "Mobilizing a Community: The Effect of President Trump's Executive Orders on the Country's Interior," 22 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 577 (2018).

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Young Professionals Association of Louisville Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Young Professionals Association of Louisville, Member

Admissions

Kentucky

Civic Involvement

  • Leadership Louisville's Focus Louisville, 2018
  • Human Rights Advocacy Project Fellow, 2015 - 2018

Languages

  • Arabic

Representative Matters

  • Representation of employers in numerous matters, including commercial disputes with vendors, actions based on alleged personal injuries or violations of statutory or constitutional rights, as well as employment matters and labor arbitration.
  • Obtained partial summary judgment for employer in case involving race discrimination, gender discrimination, and retaliation claims.
  • Assist clients with obtaining visas for workers from Mexico, Jamaica, Guatemala, and Ireland through H-2A and H-2B visas.
  • Assist clients with federal immigration law compliance.
  • Assist clients by reviewing documents to ensure ERISA compliance. 
  • Representation of various clients in responding to Office Actions with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Second chaired breach of contract trial to successful outcome.
  • Successfully compelled documents in corporate litigation discovery dispute.
  • Successfully protected multiple clients’ trademarks from infringement.

Professional Experience

  • Summer Law Clerk for the U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review, 2017
  • Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable David Hale, U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky, 2016
  • Intern, Jefferson County Circuit Court, 2012

Education

2018, J.D., magna cum laude, University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law; Articles Editor, University of Louisville Law Review; Brandeis Inn of Court; Wagner Labor & Employment Moot Court Team; Louis D. Brandeis Inn of Court Participant; CALI Awards for Employment Discrimination, Labor Law, and Immigration Law.

2015 - B.A., English with double minors in Political Science and Humanities, summa cum laude, University of Louisville; Harlan Scholar; Honors Scholar; and Honors Program Outstanding Graduate.

Presentations

  • "Prescription for Trouble:  Drug Testing in the Workplace," Kentucky Chamber of Commerce's Society for Human Resource Managers Conference, August 28, 2019
  • "Immigration Update: Walls, Walls, and More Walls," Wyatt Employment Law Seminar, May 9 and May 21, 2019

Publications

  • Enid Trucios-Haynes & Marianna Michael, "Mobilizing a Community: The Effect of President Trump's Executive Orders on the Country's Interior," 22 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 577 (2018).

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Young Professionals Association of Louisville Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Young Professionals Association of Louisville, Member

Admissions

Kentucky

Civic Involvement

  • Leadership Louisville's Focus Louisville, 2018
  • Human Rights Advocacy Project Fellow, 2015 - 2018

Languages

  • Arabic
Marianna J. Michael