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.