Experienced employment attorney serving clients in Dallas-Fort Worth.
Michelle MacLeod worked for top Dallas law firms for several years after graduating from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was a law review editor and merit scholarship recipient.
Michelle enjoys helping executives and professionals in negotiating severance, buy-out, and non-compete issues. She also litigates on behalf of executives and professionals who are subjected to discrimination based on age, gender, race, pregnancy, and disability or who have been sexually harassed.
Michelle has experience in litigation and arbitration involving trade secrets, non-compete agreements, non-solicitation agreements, and other competition-related issues.
Michelle also assists Fortune 500 to medium-size companies and start-ups with both advice and counseling on employment and business issues and with litigation.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2007||07/18/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Texas Super Lawyers Magazine||2016|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2015|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2014|
|Henry Kaiser Labor Law Award||Georgetown University Law Center||2006|
|Georgetown Law Journal editor||Georgetown University Law Center||2005|
|President||MacLeod Law Firm||2014 - Present|
|Partner||Sparks MacLeod||2013 - 2014|
|Senior Associate Attorney||Clouse Dunn||2013 - 2013|
|Associate Attorney||Godwin Lewis||2010 - 2013|
|Associate Attorney||Carrington Coleman Sloman & Blumenthal, LLP||2007 - 2010|
|Summer Associate||Hogan Lovells Us, LLP (F/K/A Hogan & Hartson, LLP)||2006 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Dallas Bar Association||Attorney Member||2007 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Attorney Member||2007 - Present|
|Texas Young Lawyers Association||Attorney Member||2007 - Present|
|Dallas Association of Young Lawyers||Chair of committee||2008 - 2009|
|Thomson Reuters||Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts (admissions chapter contributer)||2009|
|Thomson Reuters||Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts (admissions chapter contributer)||2008|
|Texas Young Lawyers Association||Texas Lawyers' Professional Ethics Fourth Edition (case summary contributor)||2007|
|Congressional Quarterly Press||U.S. Supreme Court Summaries||2005|
|Georgetown Law Journal||Journal Editor||N/A|
|Georgetown University Law Center||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|Idaho State University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2000|
|Plano Chamber of Commerce luncheon||Social Media and Employment Law||2013|
|USI Executive Roundtable||New Developments in Employment Law||2012|
|INX v. Lumenate||favorable settlement|
|In re Oil Spill by the Oil Rig Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010, MDL-2179||Halliburton found liable for only 3% of damages|
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