Michael Kalmus has a wealth of experience representing both labor and management clients as an employment attorney. He has represented clients before a multitude of administrative panels, worked on federal whistleblower as well as wage-and-hour litigation, negotiated employment and severance agreements and conducted collective bargaining negotiations on behalf of public sector labor unions. Michael’s experience as a negotiator has helped him foster positive labor-management relations within a variety of public and private sector organizations.
Michael is highly regarded for his knowledge and experience in medical matters. He has successfully represented thousands of individual clients seeking Social Security Disability benefits, as well as disability retirement pensions from city and state employers and benefits pursuant to private disability insurance claims. He is responsible for establishing the firm’s Disability Benefits Practice.
In 2014, Michael became General Counsel to GAR Disability Advocates, one of the largest disability benefit firms in the nation.
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