Michelle Mishoe Miller
Michelle Miller is board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Labor & Employment Law and is an experienced litigator. A graduate of the prestigious advocacy program at South Texas College of Law, and a former Harris County prosecutor, Michelle has approximately 40 first chair jury trials and has participated in over 100 trials.
Michelle’s experience includes representation of clients in non-compete and trade secret litigation, FLSA collection actions, wrongful termination litigation, and actions before the Texas Workforce Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She also counsels and represents clients in matters pertaining to covenants not to compete, confidentiality agreements, severance agreements, the FLSA, FMLA, USERRA, OSHA, ADA, WARN, ADEA, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, among others.
Michelle regularly advises and represents employers with regard to layoffs, furloughs, terminations, employee agreements, severance agreements, discrimination investigations, and diversity and inclusion training. She excels at advising employers on how to maintain corporate integrity and create an environment that is safe and positive for employees while reducing risk for the company.
Michelle’s clients, both large and small, come from a wide range of industries, including oil and gas, physician practices, construction, shipping, hospitals, funeral services, insurance, financial institutions, manufacturing, and many more.
B.A., Hunter College, summa cum laude, with honors
J.D., South Texas College of Law Houston
- Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas
Labor and Employment Law
Insights on Diversity & Inclusion Programs
Diversity & Inclusion Programs: Why, How, and When They Work
A Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) program is a multi-faceted program employers implement in order to ensure the workplace represents and supports workers from a wide variety of backgrounds and provides the support a diverse workforce needs to enter, succeed, and thrive in the workplace. A new summary by Jamila Brinson, Michelle Mishoe Miller, and Jackie Staple describes the elements of a successful D&I program and offers key considerations for businesses.
Business Primer on Diversity and Inclusion Programs
Though the motives for creating diversity and inclusion (D&I) programs may be well-intentioned, there are certain guidelines to consider before a D&I initiative is launched. Jamila Brinson and Michelle Miller discuss some of the basic issues for employers to know before creating a formal D&I program.
- “President Biden Says “No” to Discrimination Through Executive Actions,” Jackson Walker Insights (February 2021)