Ian Michalak is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm's Los Angeles office.

Areas of Practice

Ian specializes in labor and employment matters on behalf of employers, including defending wage and hour class actions and PAGA matters, defending wrongful termination, employment discrimination, sexual harassment claims, and counseling employers regarding California and federal employment law issues. Ian also has experience advising employers regarding unionization efforts.

Ian has litigated and advised clients in all phases of litigation, including through trial. In 2022, Ian was part of a trial team that obtained a complete defense verdict in a workplace harassment case. 



J.D., University of Notre Dame, 2020, cum laude

B.A., University of Toledo, 2017, magna cum laude


  • Extern to the Honorable Daniel Murphy, Los Angeles Superior Court


  • California
  • U.S. District Court, Central, Northern Districts of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
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