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Michael J. Kozimor


P 216-750-4317
F 216-750-0826


Michael J. Kozimor is an Associate in the Cleveland, Ohio, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. While focusing his practice on class action litigation and wage and hour compliance, he also represents clients in a variety of employment litigation matters, including claims involving unlawful discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, privacy, and leave issues.

Mr. Kozimor also provides clients with advice on managing their day-to-day activities, including weighing discipline and termination decisions, managing employee medical and other leaves, and complying with the vast web of ever-changing federal, state, and local laws. In addition to assisting clients make short-term decisions, he also helps clients with their long-term planning by educating them on upcoming changes to the law, industry trends, and political shifts that may affect the future of their company.

Honors and Recognitions

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section
  • Medina Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Board Member

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March 29, 2017

Class Action Trends Report Spring 2017

March 29, 2017

Our quarterly report discusses new developments in class action litigation and offers strategic guidance and tactical tips on how to defend such claims. This issue covers the following topics: Rule 23 maps out the terrain Changes on the horizon The case law Regulatory roundup Practice pointer What’s trending? On... Read More

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February Forecast for Healthcare Employers: Expect Flurry of FLSA Wage and Hour Suits
March 1, 2019

Healthcare employers can expect the rise of class action lawsuits to continue, as 2019 has seen a steady influx of class actions against healthcare employers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and various state wage-and-hour counterparts. Read More

Class Certification Denied in Physician Equal Pay Lawsuit Under a Blanket Compensation Plan
September 21, 2018

An Illinois District Court recently denied certification of a class of female physicians claiming that their employer’s pay practices unlawfully discriminated against women in violation of Title VII, the Illinois Equal Pay Act, and the Illinois Civil Rights Act (Ahad v. Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University). Read More

Seventh Circuit Holding in Sexual Orientation Fair Housing Lawsuit May Foreshadow Similar Claims Brought Against Health Care Providers
September 4, 2018

On August 27, 2018, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed an Illinois District Court in holding that a seventy-year-old homosexual woman could maintain her Fair Housing Act (FHA) claims against retirement community, Glen St. Read More