Frantz Ward LLP is pleased to share that partner Michael Chesney
has been elected to The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers as a Fellow. Election as a Fellow is the highest recognition by ones colleagues of sustained outstanding performance nationwide in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence. A formal induction took place at the International Ballroom of The Beverly Hilton Hotel on November 13, 2021 in Beverly Hills, CA. Previous Frantz Ward inductees include Michael Frantz
and Brian Kelly
The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers was established in 1995 through an initiative of the Council of The Section of Labor and Employment Law of the American Bar Association. It operates as a free standing organization recognizing those who, by long and outstanding service, have distinguished themselves as leaders in the field.
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.