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Michelle T. Hackim

Of Counsel

P 216-750-4318
F 216-750-0826


Michelle Todd Hackim is Of Counsel in the Cleveland, Ohio, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She represents management exclusively in a variety of employment and labor law matters before state and federal courts.

Ms. Hackim also works with employers to avoid litigation by drafting and developing employment policies and implementing preventative strategies in the workplace.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Hackim managed and reviewed the loan portfolios of small business clients at National City Bank. She also worked in consumer lending and credit management services with Wells Fargo for several years.

While attending law school, Ms. Hackim was a student-clinician with the Cleveland-Marshall Employment Law Clinic where she routinely advised and counseled clients on a variety of employment law issues related to employee discipline and discharge. In addition, she represented unemployed workers at administrative hearings before the Unemployment Compensation Review Commission. She received the ABA-ANA Award for Excellence in the Study of Employment and Labor Law and the CALI High “A” Award in Employment Law.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association

See AllBlog Posts by Michelle T. Hackim

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Ninth Circuit Decision Regarding Willful Violations of FCRA’s Disclosure Provision
December 6, 2017

On November 13, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal of one of 2017’s more significant Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) opinions, Syed v. M-I, LLC. (9th Cir. Jan. 20, 2017). Read More

In Acordia II, Ohio Supreme Court Corrects Itself on Enforceability of Non-Competes Transferred in Merger
October 25, 2012

Reconsidering and reversing its own decision, the Ohio Supreme Court now has decided an acquiring company in a merger could enforce employee non-compete agreements as if it had stepped into the shoes of the acquired company despite the absence of clear contract language to that effect.  The Court, on May 24, 2012, in Acordia of … Read More