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Michael G. Kane - Westfield, NJ

226 St. Paul Street Westfield, NJ 07090

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Updated: 09/27/2022

Westfield Age Discrimination Lawyer


Michael G. Kane has extensive experience in many areas of employment law, from employment contracts to disability discrimination to wage and hour class actions and more. He is a seasoned litigator and is active in the District of Columbia Bar and the American Bar Association, holding leadership positions in the National Employment Lawyers Association (New Jersey) and The Chet Levitt Fund for Employment Law.

About Michael G. Kane

Practice Areas

  • Age Discrimination
  • Employment Contracts
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Civil Service
  • Covenants Not To Compete
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Employee Discipline
  • Employee Drug Testing
  • Employee Rights
  • Employee Privacy
  • Employer Liability
  • Employment Arbitration
  • Employment Discrimination
  • WARN Act
  • Whistleblower Litigation
  • Uniformed Services Employmentand Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
  • Employment Mediation
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation
  • Executive Employment Law
  • Executive Severance Contracts
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fair Labor Standards
  • Fair Employment Practices
  • Federal Employment Law
  • National Origin Discrimination
  • Noncompete Litigation
  • Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation
  • Public Sector Employment Law
  • Reductions in Force
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Retaliatory Discharge
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wage and Hour Class Actions

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney


Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1992
  • District of Columbia, 1992
  • Virginia, 1993
  • Maryland, 1994
  • New Jersey, 2005
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1995
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1997
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2001
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2005

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Sections on: Litigation; Labor and Employment (Member)
  • NELA/NJ, 2008 - Present (Vice President)
  • NELA/NJ, 2006 - Present (Board Member)
  • District of Columbia Bar (Member)


  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York, 1991
    Law Journal: Fordham International Law Journal, Staff Member, 1989 - 1990
  • New York University, 1988

Past Positions

  • Honorable Marcel Livaudais, Jr., U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, Law Clerk, 1991 - 1992

Pro Bono Activities

  • Chet Levitt Employment Law Fund, Co-Chair, 1997 - Present


Other Sources of Feedback About Michael G. Kane

Included on the 2023 New Jersey list

Past Lists

  • 2022 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 New Jersey Super Lawyers list

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Office Information


226 St. Paul Street Westfield, NJ 07090


  • 908-264-9335


Representative Cases

  • Jones v. Bernanke, 557 F.3d 670 (D.C. Cir. 2009)
  • Whitbeck v. Vital Signs, Inc., 116 F.3d 588 (D.C.Cir. 1997)

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