Michael J. HoganShareholder
Mike has represented employers throughout California in all areas of traditional labor law, labor relations and employment law for over 33 years. His experience includes representing employers in state and federal courts and administrative agencies. He has regularly appeared before the National Labor Relations Board, Agricultural Labor Relations Board, California Labor Commissioner, Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, OSHA Appeals Board, Department of Labor and other state and federal administrative agencies.
Mike nurtures long-term relationships with clients to ensure they are aware of evolving employment law issues. Through regular counseling and collaboration with human resource staff, he counsels his clients to avoid the pitfalls which can arise in employment situations including hiring, evaluations, disability leaves, layoffs, discipline, terminations and acquisitions. He also has trained thousands of supervisors and managers regarding sexual harassment prevention and all discrimination subjects including required A.B. 1825 training.
J.D., University of San Francisco, 1975
B.A., University of San Francisco, 1973
Jurisdictions Admitted to PracticeCalifornia State Bar , 1975
Professional Recognitions & Awards
Mike was recently recognized by the Labor Relations Institute as one of the top 100 labor attorneys in the nation. Mike’s inclusion in the ranking places him in the top 1 percent of more than 8,700 labor relations attorneys.
Professional Affiliations & Memberships
Mr. Hogan is involved in many business and trade organizations and is a frequent speaker throughout Central California on contemporary labor and employment law topics. He often is quoted in publications regarding significant new developments and cases in the employment arena. He was formerly a managing partner at Littler Mendelson before forming Hogan & Klingenberger which merged with Dowling Aaron Incorporated on August 1, 2007. Mike honorably served in the U.S. Army including combat duty in Vietnam.