Frantz Ward is proud to announce that Labor and Employment partner Michael N. Chesney
has been elected to the Board of Directors of InMotion for a three-year term.
InMotion is a nonprofit center dedicated to helping people manage their Parkinson’s Disease, take charge of their well-being, and embrace the opportunities and challenges ahead. The organization is a nonprofit community of specialized trainers, dedicated staffers, volunteers, clients with Parkinson’s Disease, and the people who care about them. InMotion offers evidence-based exercise, arts, support and education programs at no cost to clients, helping them take control of their symptoms and learn to live positively and constructively with their disease.
Mike represents management in all aspects of labor and employment law, including representing employers in court, arbitrations, administrative proceedings, and other disputes. He advises companies, both large and small, on human resources issues and litigation prevention, including advice on terminations, compliance with employment laws, workplace investigations and the preparation of policies and employment agreements. Mike prides himself on providing strategic and practical advice to minimize the risk of employment litigation. Should litigation arise, Mike is a prepared, practical and aggressive advocate for his clients. He has successfully represented employers in single plaintiff and class/collective actions in state and federal courts, arbitration matters, and before administrative agencies throughout the country. Mike has been recognized by Chambers USA
, The Best Lawyers in America
in the areas of Employment Law-Management and Litigation-Labor and Employment, Ohio Super Lawyers list and was named the Best Lawyers’
2019 “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation-Labor and Employment in Cleveland. Mike earned his J.D, summa cum laude
, from the University of Notre Dame and his B.A. from Duke University.