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Michael R. Hatcher

Principal
Washington, D.C. Region

P 703-483-8328
F 703-483-8301
HatcherM@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Michael R. Hatcher is a Principal in the Washington, D.C. Region office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has over 22 years of experience representing a wide range of clients, from Fortune 500 corporations to government agencies, in corporate diversity, employment law and government relations.

Mr. Hatcher provides diversity, employment counseling, and crisis management services to organizations seeking to enhance their diversity programs, performance, and profile. He is skilled at reviewing and assessing existing policies and procedures; enhancing programs aimed at recruiting and retaining talented employees (e.g., mentoring, Employee Resource Groups, career development counseling); and recommending changes in the structure and management of diversity programs.

Mr. Hatcher assists companies in developing and implementing comprehensive diversity action plans; compliance with federal, state, and local non-discrimination requirements; EEOC and OFCCP audits and investigations; supplier diversity; outreach and communication efforts; and diversity-related government relations. Mr. Hatcher often conducts internal investigations of alleged misconduct related to discrimination, harrassment, hostile work environment, and retaliation. He leads enterprise-wide assessments of corporate diversity efforts and recommends enhancements to institutionalize diversity in every aspect of an organization’s operations.

Mr. Hatcher served as Deputy General Counsel of the National Coalition of Minority Business (NCMB), where he focused on protecting and expanding federal legislation and policies that provide opportunities for small, minority and women-owned businesses in federal contracting. Previously, Mr. Hatcher served as General Counsel of a government contractor engaged in health and human services contracting at the federal and state levels. He served concurrently as General Counsel of a related not-for-profit entity conducting research into health issues under grants from the federal government.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Dartmouth Lawyer's Association
  • Georgetown University Law Center, Adjunct Professor of Law

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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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Jackson Lewis Publishes Q1 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter

April 30, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the first 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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