Overview


Michael J. Sheehan concentrates his practice on employment litigation with a focus on prosecuting and defending unfair competition litigation involving large scale raiding, inevitable disclosure of trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty and non-compete agreements. A nationally recognized litigator, Michael has extensive courtroom experience, having tried dozens of cases to verdict across the United States. He has acted as lead counsel and successfully defended private and public companies against age, gender, race, retaliation, sexual harassment and trade secret/raiding cases. He has also litigated numerous large scale wage and hour class actions in state and federal court.

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Recognition


  • Chambers USA 2012 to 2018, Illinois Labor & Employment
  • American Lawyer Media, Top Lawyers in Illinois

Community


  • American Bar Association, member
  • New York State Bar Association, member
  • Wake Forest University, Law Board of Visitors

Credentials


Education
Wake Forest University School of Law, JD, 1984
Hillsdale College, BA, cum laude, 1981

Admissions
Illinois
New York
Ohio

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