Shawe Rosenthal LLP

J Michael McGuire

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Practice Areas

Labor-management relations; union organizing and unfair labor practice litigation; collective bargaining and labor arbitration representing management; employment discrimination litigation; human resources advice and counsel; employment agreements; handbooks, policies, and procedures; wage and hour laws; occupational safety and health acts.

Professional Memberships

Bar Admissions: Maryland (State and Federal); US Courts of Appeals for the DC, 4th, 9th and 11th Circuits. Professional Associations: Fellow, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, 2014; Chair, Labor and Employment Law Section of Maryland State Bar Association (2004-06 Term); American Bar Association (NLRB Practice and Procedure Committees); Employment Law Alliance; Worklaw Network.


Contributing Editor, ‘The Developing Labor Law’ BNA (2016-present). Co-author, ‘Employee Discipline and Discharge’, and ‘An Employer's Guide to the Occupational Safety and Health Act’, published by Lexis/Matthew Bender, and numerous articles for the Maryland Bar Journal including ‘Jury Trial Waivers’ (Vol 38, #4); ‘Acquiring a Unionized Facility’ (Vol 33, #3), and ‘Sex Harassment Investigations’ (Vol 35, #1).


University of Maryland School of Law, JD, cum laude, 1978 recipient, Joseph Bernstein Prize; University of Maryland (Economics Honors Program), BA 1975.