Michelle Cain

Partner
Licensed to Practice: State of Missouri, State of Illinois

Michelle practices in all areas of labor and employment law, with an emphasis on employment litigation at the Federal level.

She represents employers in Federal and State courts and before administrative agencies on discrimination claims, wrongful discharge claims, and other tort and contract claims. She also represents employers in complex and class action lawsuits under the WARN Act and other Federal statutes. Michelle advises clients on all aspects of the employment relationship, including personnel policies, employment contracts, severance agreements, employee handbooks, and termination procedures. She works with employers to ensure compliance with Federal and State human rights laws, wage and hour laws, and plant closing laws.

Prior to joining McMahon Berger, Michelle was an associate at Sidley & Austin in Chicago. She has worked in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. She also served as a Judicial Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge William O. Bertelsman of the Eastern District of Kentucky.

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

Michelle Cain

Partner
Licensed to Practice: State of Missouri, State of Illinois

Michelle practices in all areas of labor and employment law, with an emphasis on employment litigation at the Federal level.

She represents employers in Federal and State courts and before administrative agencies on discrimination claims, wrongful discharge claims, and other tort and contract claims. She also represents employers in complex and class action lawsuits under the WARN Act and other Federal statutes. Michelle advises clients on all aspects of the employment relationship, including personnel policies, employment contracts, severance agreements, employee handbooks, and termination procedures. She works with employers to ensure compliance with Federal and State human rights laws, wage and hour laws, and plant closing laws.

Prior to joining McMahon Berger, Michelle was an associate at Sidley & Austin in Chicago. She has worked in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. She also served as a Judicial Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge William O. Bertelsman of the Eastern District of Kentucky.

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • Education
  • Professional Associations
B.A.
1981
J.D.
1988
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Other Professional Experience

Lead Articles Editor, The John Marshall Law Review, 1987-88

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