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Michael J. Cork is a Partner in Bamberger's Indianapolis office.  For the past 35 years he has helped employers protect two of their most important assets - people and information.

He is married to Jill, and has two sons, Sean and Tristan.  Sean brought a daughter to the fold when he married Talia in September of 2011.

Michael is also affiliated with the Alliance Defense Fund, and provides significant pro bono service to clients in the areas of family values, religious liberties, and sanctity of life.

Michael served in the United States Army, 101st Airborne Division.


Practice areas


  1. Employment & Labor: 100%



Hourly ($300-350/hour), contingent (35-45%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Bamberger Foreman Oswald & Hahn, LLP

201 N. Illinois Street
Suite 1225
Indianapolis, IN, 46204


INActive In Good Standing198710/31/2015
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197711/12/2015
TXInactive 198110/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Bronze Service Award for over 2,500 hours pro bono serviceAlliance Defense Fund2010
Appointed Member of the National Litigation Honor CorpsAlliance Defense Fund2006
Commendation for Distinguished Achievement in AdvocacyInternational Academy of Trial Lawyers1977
Association namePosition nameDuration
Defense Research InstituteMember2012 - Present
Defense Trial Counsel of IndianaMember2007 - Present
National Lawyers AssociationMember1996 - Present
Indiana State Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1982 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1977 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Indiana LawyerWill the Last Employee Terminated Please Turn Off the Lights?2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Valparaiso UniversityN/AJD - Juris Doctor1976
Carthage CollegeBusiness AdministrationOther - Bachelors1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Harding Shymanski & Company, P.S.C. Right-to-Work Panel DiscussionRight-to-Work Law Panel Discussion2012
Recent Employment Law UpdatesThe ADA Amendments Act and GINA2011
EHRA "HR After Hours - Night at the Museum"Employment Horror Stories2011
Advanced Employment Law SeminarResponding to the EEOC and State Agency Charges2011
Legal Secretaries International Inc. Annual MeetingOverview of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act2009