Michael G. Cleveland, Esq. is a shareholder at Vedder Price P.C. He has practiced labor and employment law for over 30 years and concentrates his practice on employment litigation. He has successfully defended employers in a wide variety of equal employment and other cases in federal and state courts, including trials of race discrimination and age discrimination class action cases which resulted in complete verdicts for the employer defendants, and before administrative agencies and in arbitration. He also advises employers on employment issues and policies. Top-ranked in Chambers USA 2007 Leading Lawyers for Business, Mr. Cleveland has served as Chair of the Labor and Employment Practice at Vedder Price and on its Board of Directors and Executive Committee.