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Michael J. Moberg


P 612-787-3504
F 612-341-0609


Michael J. Moberg is a Principal in the Minneapolis, Minnesota, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Mr. Moberg has more than 20 years of experience focusing his practice on labor and preventive practices and general employment litigation and counseling.

Mr. Moberg's traditional labor experience includes assisting employers facing union organizing attempts, representing employers before the National Labor Relations Board and federal courts, negotiating collective bargaining agreements and providing advice and counsel on labor negotiations strategy, in addition to defending employers in labor arbitrations.

Mr. Moberg's employment law experience ranges from advising clients in minimizing legal exposure, preventive management and employee training to defending clients in administrative and legal forums on matters relating to discrimination (including race, age, sex, national origin, disability and sexual harassment), retaliation, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), whistleblower, employment contract, Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) and non-compete issues.

Mr. Moberg frequently speaks and writes on labor and employment law matters for businesses as well as educational institutions and is a regular contributing editor to the authoritative labor law treatise, The Developing Labor Law, published by the American Bar Association.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Labor Relations Institute , Top 100 Labor Attorney in the United States (2010)
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Certified as a Labor & Employment Law Specialist

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association, Member, Labor and Employment Section
  • Bloomberg Bureau of National Affairs, Continuing Editor, Developing Labor Law
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member, Labor and Employment Section
  • North Carolina Bar, Member, Labor and Employment Section
  • Ramsey County Bar Association, Member
  • South Carolina Bar, Member, Labor and Employment Section

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services

Published Works

  • Alert:  "NLRB Decides to Prosecute Franchisor McDonald’s" (August 2014) [Co-Author]
  • Alert:  "To Post or Not to Post the NLRB Employee Rights Poster – That is the Question" (April 2012) [Author]
  • The Developing Labor Law, Sixth Edition (American Bar Association, 2012) [Contributing Editor]
  • Alert: "What Employers Need to Know About OSHA’s Interim Rule on Sarbanes-Oxley Retaliation" (November 2011) [Author]
  • The Developing Labor Law, Sixth Edition Supplement (American Bar Association, 2000-2014) [Contributing Editor]


Speeches and Presentations

  • CLE Presenter, Annual Fall Labor & Employment Law Institute, sponsored by the Minnesota State Bar Association, the EEOC and the NLRB (2011 - 2014) (presenter)
  • Guest Lecturer, University of St. Thomas, Undergraduate and Graduate Schools of Business (2007-2014) (presenter)

See AllMichael J. Moberg in the News

July 17, 2017
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Maurice G. Jenkins and Michael J. Moberg Elected as Fellows of the College of Labor and Employment

July 17, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (July 17, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Principals Maurice G. Jenkins and Michael J. Moberg have been elected Fellows of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers in the Class of 2017. The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers is a non-... Read More

June 30, 2017
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Jackson Lewis Publishes Q2 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter

June 30, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the second quarter of 2017. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events... Read More

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NLRB Chair Responds to Senators, Confirms NLRB Will Engage in Rulemaking for Joint Employer Standard
June 10, 2018

New NLRB Chairman John Ring has stated that the Board intends to use rulemaking to create a new joint employer standard. Read More