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Michael Yim
Partner
work: (212) 682-0020
Putney Twombly Hall & Hirson LLP
521 Fifth Avenue New York, NY, 10175USA
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MICHAEL YIM's labor & employment law practice is multidisciplinary and international in scope. Michael offers extensive skill in resolving complex wage and hour claims, including class actions with millions of dollars in dispute. He regularly serves as lead counsel in high-stakes matters, and works diligently with each client to develop comprehensive strategies for all workplace issues. Notably, his practice includes executive employment strategies such as noncompetition, trade secrets and cross-border mobility and compensation, as well as discrimination, whistleblower and other labor-related matters.

Michael represents a broad range of international and domestic clients, and is known and consistently valued for his creative and aggressive solutions for all types of employment problems. In addition to his proven legal acuity, Michael's industry experience is both broad and deep, and includes hospitality, financial services, retail, manufacturing, technology and lifestyle businesses, to name only a few.

Michael's personal commitment to learning everything he can about each client's business and preferences in terms of the delivery of legal services and organizational goals bring his clients back again and again. A New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Michael's clients appreciate his ability to adapt his advice to the specific needs of their business while maintaining a steady approach to problem-solving and risk mitigation on both small and large initiatives alike.