Croson, Taub, & Michaels, PLLC
Joseph X. Michaels is an experienced and aggressive advocate for Michigan’s working men and women. Joe has successfully litigated dozens of employment and civil rights cases in state and federal court. He handles all types of individual employment claims, including discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, non-compete violations, and unpaid wages and overtime. He represents employees exclusively—never employers, governments, or corporations. He also handles complex civil rights cases for violations of the U.S. Constitution and 42 U.S.C. § 1983, including claims for violations of due process, police misconduct and brutality, prisoner suicide, illegal searches and seizures, and the taking of property without just compensation. Joe also serves trusted counsel for several public and private sector labor unions, representing a diverse group of employees including nurses, electricians, pipefitters, teachers, and university professors.