Michelle Brauer Abidoye
First Vice President
Michelle B. Abidoye is a partner with FordHarrison, LLP representing management on all aspects of labor and employment law. She represents clients in a variety of industries, but has particular expertise in the aviation industry. Michelle works with employers to resolve complex employment disputes and reduce litigation risk. She is passionate about learning her clients’ businesses from the ground up and prides herself in being a trusted advisor who provides smart business solutions as efficiently as possible. Her employment litigation experience includes defending against class action and individual claims for wage and hour violations, wrongful termination, retaliation, harassment, and discrimination. Her labor experience includes representing clients in grievance resolution and arbitrations. In 2017, Michelle was named as a Woman Worth Watching by the Diversity Journal. She was also selected as a “Super Lawyer” for labor and employment law in 2017, 2018 and 2019. Michelle has served on the WLALA Board of Governors since 2014.