May Mon Post is Of Counsel in the Philadelphia office of Fisher & Phillips, a national law firm committed to providing practical business solutions for employers' workplace legal problems. She concentrates her practice on defending and counseling employers in cases involving Title VII, Americans With Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and other federal and state employment discrimination laws at all stages of employment litigation, including matters pending before the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations, the National Labor Relations Board, and various federal courts.
May Mon counsels employers on compliance issues regarding the maintenance and administration of employment-related policies, including anti-discrimination policies, harassment avoidance policies, and collective bargaining agreements. She also advises on harassment avoidance, diversity and inclusion in the work place, managing in a union environment, effective documentation, workplace investigations, best hiring and firing practices, and other employee relations topics.
May Mon is a frequent lecturer on labor and employment law and diversity and inclusion in the work place to print media, panel discussions, and legal education classes. Her articles have appeared in Temple International and Comparative Law Journal, The Philadelphia Lawyer, Philadelphia Bar Reporter, The Legal Intelligencer, and the newsletters for APABA-PA.
May Mon currently serves as a Commissioner of the City of Philadelphia Mayor’s Commission on Asian American Affairs, having been appointed by Mayor Nutter in 2012.
May Mon was selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers – Rising Star from 2008 to 2012 and Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in 2015. In 2007, May Mon was named “Lawyer on the Fast Track,” placing her in the top 1% of attorneys in her peer group. In 2010, May Mon was awarded “Best Lawyers Under 40” recognition by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.
May Mon was born and raised in Myanmar (formerly Burma) and lived in the Congo (formerly Zaire) before immigrating to the U.S. at the age of 17.
May Mon received her J.D. from Temple University School of Law, where she was Editor of Notes & Comments for the Temple International and Comparative Law Journal and received the outstanding oral advocacy award for Trial Advocacy I and the Albert P. Friedman Prize for research and writing. May Mon received her Master's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her Bachelor's degree from HaverfordCollege.
Languages spoken: English, Burmese
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2015|
|PA Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2012|
|PA Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2011|
|PA Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Best Lawyers Under 40||National Asian Pacific American Bar Association||2009|
|PA Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2008|
|Pennsylvania's Lawyer on the Fast Track||The Legal Intelligencer||2007|
|Of Counsel||Fisher & Phillips, LLP||2015 - Present|
|Attorney||Deasey Mahoney & Valentini, Ltd.||2012 - 2015|
|Attorney at Law||Wong Fleming, PC||2011 - 2012|
|Principal||The Post Law Firm||2008 - 2011|
|Attorney||Cohen, Fluhr & Gonzalez, P.C.||2007 - 2008|
|Assistant City Solicitor (Honors Program)||City of Philadelphia, Law Department||2002 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Civil Rights Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association||Chair||2013 - Present|
|Solo & Small Firm Management of the Philadelphia Bar Association||Past Co-chair||2011 - 2012|
|Minorities in the Profession of the Philadelphia Bar Association||Past Chair||2006 - 2008|
|Philadelphia Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania||Past President||2002 - Present|
|National Asian Pacific American Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Youg Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association||Past Vice President||2002 - 2008|
|The Philadelphia Lawyer||10 Questions for Carl E. Singley||2010|
|The Philadelphia Lawyer||Question of Authority||2009|
|The Philadelphia Lawyer||Curbing Cyberbullying at School and on the Web: Fertile Ground for New Rules, New Laws, and New Clients||2008|
|The Philadelphia Lawyer||The Next Level: Firms Invest in Strategies to Increase Diversity||2007|
|The Philadelphia Lawyer||Sweatshop Conditions: The Trafficking Victims in American Samoa Hope for a Better Life||2002|
|Temple International and Comparative Law Journal||Human Cloning: New Hope, New Implications, New Challenges||2002|
|Haverford College||Philosophy||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|University of Pennsylvania||Womens Studies||MA - Masters||N/A|
|Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Jenkins Law Library||The Basics of ADA and Employment Discrimination: What You Need to Know to Advise Your Clients||2015|
|Pennsylvania Bar Institute||A Few Good Men: Developing and Presenting Your Case||2014|
|Pennsylvania Bar Institute||Cross Examination at the Movies||2013|
|Jenkins Law Library||Preparing For Your First Federal Trial||2013|
|2013 Professional Liability Conference||Recent Developments in Employment Practices||2013|
|19th Annual Employment Law Institute||Understanding But-For and Mixed Motive Standards in Title VII, ADA and ADEA cases||2013|
|Women in the Profession Committee||The Business of Law: Strategies for Starting Your Own Law Firm||2011|
|Law Practice Management Committee||Running a Small or Solo Practice||2010|
|Jenkins Law Library||Preparing for Your First Federal Trial||2010|
|Pennsylvania Bar Institute, CLE||Practical Pointers for Use of Depositions in the Courtroom||2009|
|Pennsylvania Bar Institute, CLE||The Pursuit of Justice: the Murder of Vincent Chin and the Origins of a Civil Rights Movement||2009|
|National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Northeast Regional Conference||Labor & Employment Law Update: Develop Your Game Plan for 2009 and Beyond||2009|
|Asian American Women's Coalition Annual Meeting||Help, I Think I'm Going to Lose My Job: Employment and Job Security||2009|
|YLD Panel Discussion||How to Build Your Own Firm from Scratch||2008|
|126th Annual Luncheon Meeting||Welcoming New Refugees: Discussion on Burma/Myanmar||2008|
|People's Law School||Fundamentals of Labor & Employment Law||2007|
|PBA Summer Conferencew||Maximizing Your Mentoring Relationship||2007|
|People's Law School||Fundamentals of Labor & Employment Law||2006|
|NAPABA Annual Conference||Primer on Retaliation||2005|
|My First Federal Trial||My First Federal Trial||2004|