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Michael J. Kozimor

Associate
Cleveland

P 216-750-4317
F 216-750-0826
Michael.Kozimor@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

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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Timber Harvesting Company Cannot Escape Overtime Liability, But Commute and Meal Break Time Should Not Have Been Included, Sixth Circuit Holds
June 6, 2019

Rejecting employer Timberline South’s argument, among others, that FLSA coverage did not apply because all of its timber harvesting occurred only within one state, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals nevertheless concluded that the commuting and meal break times should not have been included in the trial court’s calculation of overtime dam Read More

New York City Ban on Pre-Employment Drug Testing Won’t Apply to (most) Healthcare Workers
May 28, 2019

On May 10, 2019, a bill amending New York City’s administrative code related to prospective employee drug-testing officially became law for New York City employers. While the law does not go into effect until May 10, 2020, it is the first of its kind in the nation. Read More

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