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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 2010 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

Practice areas


  1. Employment: 100%


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Fisher & Phillips, LLP

150 N. Radnor Chester Road, Suite C300
Radnor, PA, 19087


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
PA Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
PA Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
PA Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Best Lawyers Under 40National Asian Pacific American Bar Association2009
Pennsylvania's Lawyer on the Fast TrackThe Legal Intelligencer2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselFisher & Phillips, LLP2015 - Present
AttorneyDeasey Mahoney & Valentini, Ltd.2012 - 2015
Attorney at LawWong Fleming, PC2011 - 2012
PrincipalThe Post Law Firm2008 - 2011
AttorneyCohen, Fluhr & Gonzalez, P.C.2007 - 2008
Assistant City Solicitor (Honors Program)City of Philadelphia, Law Department2002 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Philadelphia Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Asian Pacific American Bar Association of PennsylvaniaPast President2002 - Present
National Asian Pacific American Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Civil Rights Committee of the Philadelphia Bar AssociationChair2013 - 2014
Solo & Small Firm Management of the Philadelphia Bar AssociationPast Co-chair2011 - 2012
Minorities in the Profession of the Philadelphia Bar AssociationPast Chair2006 - 2008
Youg Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar AssociationPast Vice President2002 - 2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Haverford CollegePhilosophyBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
University of PennsylvaniaWomens StudiesMA - MastersN/A
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteMorning with My Cousin Vinny: Developing and Presenting Your Case2016
Jenkins Law LibraryThe Basics of ADA and Employment Discrimination: What You Need to Know to Advise Your Clients2015
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Annual ConferencePregnancy Discrimination After Young v. UPS2015
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteA Few Good Men: Developing and Presenting Your Case2014
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteCross Examination at the Movies2013
Jenkins Law LibraryPreparing For Your First Federal Trial2013
2013 Professional Liability ConferenceRecent Developments in Employment Practices2013
19th Annual Employment Law InstituteUnderstanding But-For and Mixed Motive Standards in Title VII, ADA and ADEA cases2013
Women in the Profession CommitteeThe Business of Law: Strategies for Starting Your Own Law Firm2011
Law Practice Management CommitteeRunning a Small or Solo Practice2010
Jenkins Law LibraryPreparing for Your First Federal Trial2010
Pennsylvania Bar Institute, CLEPractical Pointers for Use of Depositions in the Courtroom2009
Pennsylvania Bar Institute, CLEThe Pursuit of Justice: the Murder of Vincent Chin and the Origins of a Civil Rights Movement2009
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Northeast Regional ConferenceLabor & Employment Law Update: Develop Your Game Plan for 2009 and Beyond2009
Asian American Women's Coalition Annual MeetingHelp, I Think I'm Going to Lose My Job: Employment and Job Security2009
YLD Panel DiscussionHow to Build Your Own Firm from Scratch2008
126th Annual Luncheon MeetingWelcoming New Refugees: Discussion on Burma/Myanmar2008
People's Law SchoolFundamentals of Labor & Employment Law2007
PBA Summer ConferencewMaximizing Your Mentoring Relationship2007
People's Law SchoolFundamentals of Labor & Employment Law2006
NAPABA Annual ConferencePrimer on Retaliation2005
My First Federal TrialMy First Federal Trial2004