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Michael DiChiara


Krakower DiChiara LLC
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An experienced litigator, Michael has represented employers and employees in such diverse industries as health care, financial services, retail, and manufacturing. He has represented clients in federal and state courts, arbitrations, and in administrative proceedings, and has argued cases before the Second and Third Circuit Court of Appeals. His experience includes cases involving sexual harassment, age, race, gender, disability, religious and national origin discrimination, as well as unlawful retaliation.  Michael has also counseled and represented clients in cases involving First Amendment and whistleblower claims.  

After he graduated from the University of Notre Dame, Michael performed volunteer work for a year in Brockton, Massachusetts where he worked with mentally ill adults.  Since that time, he has maintained his commitment to service work and volunteering by being involved with various charitable and non-profit organizations.  He is also a volunteer attorney for Legal Services of New Jersey. 

Michael's work experience includes:

  • Three years as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of New York
  • Several years as an associate at national law firms
  • An adjunct professor at Rutgers Law School in Newark, NJ, where he has taught employment law classes since 2007

Michael is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, National Employment Lawyers Association-NJ, and the New Jersey Association for Justice. His distinct experience allows him to view cases from a unique perspective to provide the best possible representation to his clients.  

Admitted to Practice
U.S. Supreme Court

1st Circuit Court of Appeals

2nd Circuit Court of Appeals

3rd Circuit Court of Appeals

7th Circuit Court of Appeals

New Jersey - D.N.J.

New York - N.D.N.Y.

New York - S.D.N.Y.

New York - E.D.N.Y.

New York - W.D.N.Y.

Massachusetts - D.Ma.

New Jersey

New York