Drummond Woodsum Attorneys at Law

Portland, ME        207.772.1941
Portsmouth, NH        603.433.3317
Manchester, NH        603.716.2895
800.727.1941



MICHAEL L. BUESCHER

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207.253.0510 Phone
207.772.3627 Fax

Email

84 Marginal Way, Suite 600
Portland, ME 04101-2480


Assistant: Kate Romasco




PRACTICE AREAS

Employment & Labor
Higher Education
School & Education

EDUCATION

Fordham University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2008

Wesleyan University, B.A., 1999


BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

Maine
New York
first Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court, District of Maine
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

MEMBERSHIPS

Ginoux Inn of Court

Maine State Bar Association



PRACTICE AREAS

Employment & Labor
Higher Education
School & Education

EDUCATION

Fordham University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2008

Wesleyan University, B.A., 1999


BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

Maine
New York
first Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court, District of Maine
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

MEMBERSHIPS

Ginoux Inn of Court

Maine State Bar Association



Michael Buescher counsels public schools and private sector employers in all aspects of labor law, employment law, and school law.

Michael has extensive experience representing and counseling schools on all matters affecting the school environment and the classroom, including the constitutional rights of students and school employees, personnel and confidentiality issues, and compliance with various state and federal laws and regulations governing the operation of public schools. He frequently provides seminars and trainings for his school clients on a variety of topics.

In addition Michael works closely with employers of all sizes tackling difficult situations including potential discrimination, harassment and disability claims, restrictive covenants, wage and hour issues, and discipline, termination and severance practices. Michael advises employers on compliance with state and federal employment laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Maine Human Rights Act, and the Whistleblowers’ Protection Act.

Michael grew up in Camden and taught music in Maine and New York before attending law school. Michael is a 2008 graduate of Fordham University School of Law, where he was the Writing & Research Editor for the Fordham Law Review. Michael clerked for the Honorable Judge Loretta A. Preska in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York before returning to Maine.


AWARDS

  • Katahdin Counsel, Honoring Pro Bono Legal Services in Maine 2014

Michael Buescher counsels public schools and private sector employers in all aspects of labor law, employment law, and school law.

Michael has extensive experience representing and counseling schools on all matters affecting the school environment and the classroom, including the constitutional rights of students and school employees, personnel and confidentiality issues, and compliance with various state and federal laws and regulations governing the operation of public schools. He frequently provides seminars and trainings for his school clients on a variety of topics.

In addition Michael works closely with employers of all sizes tackling difficult situations including potential discrimination, harassment and disability claims, restrictive covenants, wage and hour issues, and discipline, termination and severance practices. Michael advises employers on compliance with state and federal employment laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Maine Human Rights Act, and the Whistleblowers’ Protection Act.

Michael grew up in Camden and taught music in Maine and New York before attending law school. Michael is a 2008 graduate of Fordham University School of Law, where he was the Writing & Research Editor for the Fordham Law Review. Michael clerked for the Honorable Judge Loretta A. Preska in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York before returning to Maine.


AWARDS

  • Katahdin Counsel, Honoring Pro Bono Legal Services in Maine 2014
NEWS

Drummond Woodsum Attorneys Are Recognized by The Maine Supreme Judicial Court as Katahdin Counsel
October 10, 2014

ARTICLES

Investigating Personnel Issues and Getting it Right
Winter 2017

Maine's Recreational Marijuana Law Goes into Effect January 30, 2017
January 1, 2017

PRESENTATIONS

Three Laws Employers Frequently Violate Without Knowing It
September 6, 2017


Advanced FSLA: Beyond the Basics
August 18, 2017





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