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Michael Macris, American Lawyer. Bar: New York 1975, Connecticut 1976. Harlan Fiske Stone scholar. Member American Bar Association (Chairman of Commission on fiduciary responsibility, real property, probate and trust law section since 1993), Phi Beta Kappa.


Macris, Michael was born on July 12, 1949 in Jackson Heights, New York, United States.


Cornell University; Stanford University (Bachelor of Arts, with distinction, 1971). Columbia University (Juris Doctor, 1974).


Worked at Shawe & Rosenthal (Baltimore, MD) specializing in Labor Relations, Equal Employment Opportunity, Occupational Safety and Health, Wrongful Discharge, Wage and Hour, ERISA, Immigration, and all Employment Related Litigation, Exclusively on Behalf of Management. Admitted to the bar, 1978, Maryland. Recipient, Joseph Bernstein Prize.

Member, 1976-1977 and Notes and Comments Editor, 1977-1978, International Trade Law Journal. Co-Author: "Employer Rights and Obligations Under the Occupational Safety & Health Act," Matthew Bender & Company, Inc., 1985. "Employee Discipline and Discharge," Matthew Bender & Company, Inc., 1986.

"Gone But Not Forgotten: Restricting the Activities of Former Employees," Volume XXVI, No. 2 Maryland Bar Journal, 1993. Member: The Bar Association of Baltimore City.

Maryland State (Executive Council Member, Labor Law Section, 1986—) and American (Member, Sections on: Labor and Employment Law. Litigation; Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity Law) Bar Associations. Maryland Association of Defense Trial Counsel (Chair, Employment and Labor Committee, 1993, 1994, 1996—).

One of the first law firms in the country devoted exclusively to the representation of management in labor and employment matters, Shawe & Rosenthal was founded in 1947 by Earle K. Shawe.


Member, Board of Editors, Columbia Law Review, 1973-1974. Chairman, Committee on Fiduciary Responsibility, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, American Bar Association, 1993—. Co-editor, ERISA and Benefits Law Journal, 1992—.