Advisory Board Member
Co-Managing Partner, New York Office, Fisher Phillips
Michael Marra is co-managing partner of Fisher Phillips’ New York office. His practice focuses on understanding business needs, developing effective strategies and solutions, and working closely on communication strategies. Michael represents some of the world’s best known luxury brands, advertising and media services companies, and technology and emerging growth companies.
He works on a broad range of employment matters, providing counsel regarding tricky employee relations matters and legal compliance. Additionally, he has extensive experience handling and resolving adversarial proceedings, including employment discrimination and worker classification matters; Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower claims; trade secret and restrictive covenant disputes; and contractual disputes with executives and third party vendors. Michael’s practice has developed to provide leadership in support of corporate M&A transactions and transition.
Prior to helping to lead Fisher Phillips’ NYC office, Michael served for nearly a decade as Associate General Counsel with The Interpublic Group of Companies in New York, where he worked closely with Interpublic's corporate team and its member companies on the full array of employment matters and policy. Along the way, Michael also had stints as an employment lawyer at Ogletree Deakins, Cooley LP and Proskauer, after starting his legal career at a white collar defense boutique. Michael earned a J.D. from New York University School of Law and a B.A. from University of Iowa, where he was a graduate of the Army ROTC Program and was elected Phi Beta Kappa.