Micah Wissinger

Partner mwissinger@levyratner.com

Micah represents unions and individuals in all aspects of labor and employment law, including complex arbitration, litigation at the trial and appellate levels, and in proceedings before the NLRB, EEOC and other administrative agencies. Micah has negotiated collective bargaining agreements covering thousands of workers and regularly advises unions in new organizing efforts. He practices extensively before the National Labor Relations Board, including representing the charging party in a multi-year trial against McDonald’s USA. He has litigated and settled wage and hour disputes, represented individuals in employment discrimination matters and provides counsel to transgender and gender variant individuals. Micah represents executives and professionals in negotiating employment and separation agreements and conducts workplace investigations.

Micah is a chapter editor of the seminal publication, The Developing Labor Law and an active member of the ABA’s Committee on Practice and Procedure Under the NLRA.

Practice Areas

  • Wage Theft
  • Sexual Harassment and Sex Discrimination
  • Race and National Origin Discrimination and Harassment
  • Hiring and Separation Agreements
  • Age Discrimination
  • Religious Discrimination
  • Disability Rights
  • LGBTQ Rights
  • Labor Unions
  • Election and Campaign Finance Law

Case Highlight

  • McDonald’s Served as primary counsel to Fight for $15 in a precedent-setting case against McDonald’s USA

Awards, Honors & Recognition

  • 2014 New York Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • 2015 New York Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • 2016 New York Super Lawyers Rising Star


  • Northeastern University School of Law, JD (2002)
  • Oklahoma City Univesity, BA History and Political Science (1999)


State Admissions

  • Admitted to practice in New York

Court Admissions

  • The Courts of Appeals for the Second, Fifth and D.C. Circuits
  • The United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • United States Supreme Court