Michael D. Weiner

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Michael is a shareholder at Gilbert & Sackman and joined the firm in 2005. He represents unions, workers, and employee benefit plans, and appears frequently in state and federal courts, before the National Labor Relations Board, and in arbitration. His focuses include handling complex arbitrations and NLRB proceedings, advising unions on internal governance matters, and representing the institutional interests of unions. He served as articles editor of the UCLA Law Review, and his article on the NLRB’s remedial authority is often cited by academics and practitioners. Before law school, he worked on the staff of a national progressive advocacy organization.


  • UCLA School of Law (J.D., Order of the Coif, 2005)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., cum laude, History and Political Science, 2001)


  • State Bar of California and its Labor and Employment Law Section
  • American Bar Association and its Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association and its Labor and Employment Law Section
  • AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee



  • “Can the NLRB Deter Unfair Labor Practices? Reassessing the Punitive-Remedial Distinction in Labor Law Enforcement”, 52 UCLA L. Rev. 1579 (2005)
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