Michael C. May
Michael C. May is an aggressive civil litigator who has represented clients in courts throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. He has experience in all manner of civil litigation, having represented both business and individuals on the plaintiff and on the defendant side.
Mr. May generally focuses his practice on employment law, business litigation and domestic relations/family law. He is licensed to practice in all courts in the Commonwealth of Virginia and is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
In addition to his work as an attorney, Mr. May serves his community as an elected member of the Board of County Supervisors in Prince William County. In this capacity, Mr. May helps oversee the budget for Virginia’s second largest county of over 400,000 residents.
Mr. May is fluent in Spanish and has assisted the Firm in international litigation matters where such fluency has been required.
George Mason University School of Law, JD, (2004);
College of William & Mary, BA, Government and Spanish (1998)
“Legal Elite” by Virginia Business magazine (2012).
Bryce Harlow Foundation Scholar (2003-2004).
Benjamin Stoddard Ewell Leadership Award (1998)
Guest Speaker, IRI Civil Governance Trainings in Mexico and Nicaragua (2007 and 2008)
Prince William Board of County Supervisors (This is the elected government for Prince William County, Virginia. The County consists of a handful of “districts” which elects a representative, called a “supervisor” to the Board).
-Vice Chairman (2010)
-Occoquan District Supervisor, Prince William County (2007-present)
Prince William County Planning Commission (This appointed body advises the Board of Supervisors on land use planning and zoning law).
-At-Large Planning Commissioner (2004-2006)
Potomac Rappahannock Transportation Commission
Prince William County Social Services Board (2003-2004)
Prince William Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors
-Former Vice-Chairman and Program Director
-Director (2001 -date)
Member, Lake Ridge Lions Club (2001 to present)
Member, Knights of Columbus (2008 to present)
Member, Prince William Regional Chamber of Commerce (2001 to present)
Virginia State Bar (An agency of the Supreme Court of Virginia, this organization regulates the practice of law in Virginia).
Arlington County Bar Association (This is a voluntary bar association of Arlington’s lawyers and judges).
Moot Court Judge – GMUSL (2005)
“Working Remotely Was Not Reasonable,” HR Magazine, December 2006 Vol. 51 No 12.
“3rd Circuit: Back pay is available under ADA only for wrongful discharge,” SHRM Court Report (Dec. 29, 2006);
“11th Circuit: Sexual Harassment is viewed by totality of circumstances,” SHRM Court Report (Dec. 1, 2006);
“7th Circuit: Medical certification requirement did not amount to discrimination,” SHRM Court Report (Nov. 3, 2006);
“DC Circuit: FECA remains exclusive remedy for work-related injuries,” SHRM Court Report (Oct. 20, 2006).