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Michael S. Robinson


Washington, DC

Michael S. Robinson helps employees and unions with a variety of labor and employment issues, including wage and hour, discrimination and retaliation, and whistleblower cases.


Before joining KCNF, Mike was an associate at Schwerin Campbell Barnard Iglitzin & Lavitt, LLP in Seattle, Washington, where he represented unions in labor and employment litigation. He has represented unions in litigation, arbitration, and administrative proceedings involving organizing campaigns, collective bargaining, strikes, unfair labor practices, discipline and discharge, internal elections, public records, and legislative campaigns.


Mike is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.A., 2007) and the Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., magna cum laude, 2014). He received the 2014 John F. Kennedy Labor Law Award, which recognizes the best overall performance in the field of labor law among graduating students. He also received the ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in Labor and Employment Law, and CALI Awards in labor law and evidence.


During law school, Mike worked as a law clerk at the Employment Justice Center, a non-profit organization that ran a legal clinic for workers in Washington, D.C. He also represented a housing cooperative as a student attorney at Georgetown’s Harrison Institute Housing & Development Clinic, and represented tenants facing eviction and homeowners challenging foreclosure actions as a student attorney at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.

Professional Associations and Memberships


  • AFL-CIO, Lawyers Coordinating Committee
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association
  • Women’s Bar Association, District of Columbia

Bar Admission


  • Washington State
  • Washington, DC
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