Michael S. Powers

Michael S. Powers Associate


Michael S. Powers represents the interests of management in all facets of Labor & Employment Law. Prior to joining McMahon Berger, Michael practiced at a prestigious defense litigation firm in Kansas City, Missouri. In that practice he represented doctors and hospitals in medical malpractice actions, as well as practicing all aspects of general business litigation. Prior to entering private practice, Michael served for two years as the Chief Law Clerk in the Missouri 16th Judicial Circuit for the honorable Charles E. Atwell. Mr. Powers is licensed to practice in Missouri and Kansas.

Michaelís practice involves all aspects of employment and labor law, with a focus on employment litigation. This includes litigating claims of discrimination under the Missouri Human Rights Act, Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act. He is involved in litigating employment discrimination claims as well as investigating and responding on behalf of management to employee claims before administrative agencies. Michael also advises clients on employment-related matters including employment contracts and daily human resources issues.


Truman State University

Truman State University

B.A., B.A.


University of Missouri Kansas City

University of Missouri, Kansas City



cum laude

Admitted To Practice

  • State of Missouri
  • State of Kansas

Professional Associations

The Missouri Bar Member
Kansas Bar Association Member of the Kansas Bar
Member, Human Resource Management Association of Greater St. Louis
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Member of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

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