Michael D. Homans, Esq.
Flaster/Greenberg, P.C., Philadelphia
Mr. Homans is a shareholder at Flaster/Greenberg, P.C., where he practices labor and employment law in Philadelphia and Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Mr. Homans counsels companies, individuals and non-profit organizations on discharge and discipline, and drafts employee handbooks, executive compensation agreements, policies and contracts. As a trial lawyer, he litigates cases concerning enforcement of restrictive covenants, wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, whistleblowing, ERISA, family and medical leave, defamation and breach of contract. In addition to publishing many articles on discrimination laws, employee benefits and workplace harassment, he has presented seminars on employment issues to institutional clients, universities and bar associations, including Temple University s Beasley School of Law, Swarthmore College, the American Bar Association's Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee, PBI's Northeast Regional Employment Law Institute, and the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel. He is a member of the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Philadelphia Bar Associations, and the American Bar Association, where he is co-chair of the state law developments subcommittee of the Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee. Mr. Homans graduated with honors (Order of the Coif) from the College of William and Mary School of Law, where he was a board editor of the Law Review. He has been named as a 'Super Lawyer' in employment law for the past seven years. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Washington, and worked as a newspaper reporter and editor before becoming a lawyer. Mr. Homans has been honored by the Support Center for Child Advocates as a Distinguished Advocate. He is immediate past President of the Board of Travelers Aid Family Services of Philadelphia, a non-profit that helps homeless families transition to self-sufficiency by providing a shelter and community housing, life-skills training, and academic programs.