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 is often consulted for his experience in union organizing strategy, public communications and e‑discovery. Micah has extensive experience advising unions in all aspects of corporate social responsibility campaigns. He has litigated and settled wage and hour disputes, represented individuals in employment discrimination matters and routinely provides counsel to transgender and gender non‑conforming individuals.

Practice Areas

  • Wage Theft
  • Sexual Harassment and Sex Discrimination
  • Race and National Origin Discrimination and Harassment
  • Hiring and Separation Agreements
  • Age Discrimination
  • Religous Discrimination
  • Disability Rights
  • LGBTQ Rights
  • Labor Unions

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

Education

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

Admissions

State Admissions

  • Admitted to practice in New York

Court Admissions

  • The District of Columbia, 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