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Michael Francis Delaney

Michael Francis Delaney

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Education, Litigation

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AREAS OF EMPHASIS:


 





  • Labor Law (representing Management), including union negotiations, labor arbitration, union elections, and practice before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

  • Human Resource Counseling and Training, including employment discrimination, wage & hour, prevailing wage, safety & health and affirmative action.

  • Employment Litigation, including complex class and collective action cases.

  • School Law and Litigation, including complex school finance, desegregation and constitutional issues.

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    Practice Areas

    Licensed since 1976

    1. Employment & Labor: 50%
      39 years
    2. Litigation: 25%
      39 years
    3. Education: 25%
      31 years

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    Contact Info

    Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP

    9401 Indian Creek Parkway, Suite 700, Bldg. 40
    Overland Park, KS, 66210

    1000 Walnut Street
    Suite 1400
    Kansas City, MO, 64106

    Suite 1400
    1000 Walnut Street
    Kansas City, MO, 64106-2140

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    Resume

    License
    StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
    KSAuthorized to practice law200610/09/2014
    MOGood Standing, Active197601/08/2013

    Professional Misconduct

    We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
    Avvo Contributions
    Legal Answers
    Awards
    Award NameGrantorDate Granted
    Who's Who in AmericaMarquis Who's Who2015
    AV® Preeminent 5 of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
    Missouri & Kansas Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
    Labor Law; Employment Law; Litigation-Labor & EmploymentBest Lawyers in America2014
    AV® Preeminent 5 of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
    Missouri & Kansas Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
    Labor Law; Employment Law; Litigation-Labor & EmploymentBest Lawyers in America2013
    Nation's Most Powerful Employment Attorneys - LaborHuman Resources Executive Magazine2012
    Missouri & Kansas Super LawyerSuperLawyers2012
    ProfiledChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2012
    AV Preeminent 5 of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
    Labor Law - ManagementBest Lawyers in America2012
    Missouri & Kansas Super LawyerSuperLawyers2011
    ProfiledChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2011
    Nation's Most Powerful Employment Attorneys - Top 100Human Resources Executive Magazine2011
    AV® Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
    ProfiledChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2010
    Missouri & Kansas Super LawyerSuperLawyers2010
    Nation's Most Powerful Employment Attorneys - Top Ten for LaborHuman Resources Executive Magazine2010
    Missouri & Kansas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
    James Woods Green MedallionUniversity of Kansas School of Law2009
    Missouri & Kansas Super LawyerSuperLawyer2008
    ListedMarquis Who's Who in American Law2008
    Client Service All StarBTI Client Service All Star Team2008
    ListedMarquis Who's Who in the World2008
    Missouri & Kansas Super LawyerSuperLawyer2007
    MemberOrder of the Coif1976

    Work Experience
    TitleCompany NameDuration
    PartnerSpencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP1976 - Present
    CaptainUnited States Army1969 - 1973

    Associations
    Association NamePosition NameDuration
    Kansas Bar FoundationFellow2011 - Present
    Missouri Council of School AttorneysPresident2011 - 2011
    Wage & Hour Defense InstituteMember2010 - Present
    College of Labor and Employment LawyersFellow2008 - Present
    Litigation Counsel of AmericaFellow2008 - Present
    Kansas Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
    Kansas City Metropolitan Bar AssociationMember1976 - Present
    Missouri BarMember1976 - Present
    American Bar AssociationMember1976 - Present
    Education Law AssociationMemberN/A
    Associated Builders & Contracters, Inc. Heart of America ChapterMember - Board of DirectorsN/A
    American Employment Law CouncilMemberN/A

    Publications
    Publication NameTitleDate
    The Developing Labor Law (ABA)Contributing Editor2012
    Missouri Bar CLE Deskbook - Missouri Employer-Employee LawFLSA Chapter Reviewer/Editor2008
    Missouri Municipal ReviewMissouri Supreme Court Recognizes Public Employees’ Collective Bargaining Rights2007

    Education
    School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
    University of Kansas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
    University of KansasPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1969

    Speaking Engagements
    Conference NameTitleDate
    Federal Contract Compliance Construction HR WorkshopAn Overview of Federal Contracting Requirements for HR2011
    Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP Annual Labor & Employment Law SeminarCompensation Practices: A Change of Direction2009
    Missouri Council of School Attorneys Annual ConferenceLegal & Policy Issues Involving Cell Phones in Schools2009
    Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc.Davis-Bacon Act Compliance2009
    Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP Annual Labor & Employment Law SeminarRetaliation Claims: Preventing & Defending Them2008
    American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry Annual MeetingConstruction Jobsite Labor Disputes2008
    Missouri School Boards Association Annual MeetingPublic Sector Bargaining2007
    Missouri Council of School Attorneys Annual ConferencePublic Sector Labor Relations2007
    ABA Labor & Employment Law Section - NLRB Basics ProgramConstruction Industry Under The NLRA2007
    UMKC School of Law CLE - Heartland Labor & Employment Law ConferenceFLSA Compliance2006
    Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP Annual Labor & Employment Law SeminarJury Trials, Jurors' Perceptions and Their Impact on Employer Harassment Policies2006
    Kansas Bar Association Employment Law InstituteClass & Collective Actions2005
    Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP Annual Labor & Employment Law SeminarTop Labor Law Case Developments2004
    Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP Annual Education Law SeminarDevelopments in Education Law - TIFS & School Finance2004
    MARC Training - FLSA ComplianceThe New White Collar Regulations2004