Michelli Rivera is an associate in the firm's Atlanta office. She represents clients in all areas of labor and employment law including employment discrimination claims, wrongful termination claims, wage and hour disputes and audits, non-compete and restrictive covenants, compliance, training, and prevention.
Prior to joining Fisher Phillips, Michelli practiced with the law firm of Burr & Forman, LLP handling commercial business disputes and employment matters. Previously, she interned with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) litigation division and Honorable Judge Reuben M. Green, Cobb County Superior Court. Additionally, Michelli worked as a summer associate for Fisher Phillips in 2013.
While attending law school at Georgia State University, Michelli served as President of the Student Bar Association. She also worked as a litigation teaching associate, assisting second year students prepare for mock trials and she actively participated as a member of the Student Trial Lawyers Association and Business & Law Society.
Michelli continues to serve her alma mater as a 2014 Co-Chair on the GSU Law Alumni Committee.
Honors & Leadership
Honors & Awards
- Named, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (2021)
- Selected to Daily Report's "On the Rise" Class of 2018
Co-Chair for Georgia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Women in the Profession Committee
Member, Atlanta Bar Association
Pro-Bono Assistance, Georgia Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
- Class of 2014 Co-Chair, Georgia State College of Law Alumni Committee
- More Than A Quarter of the Firm’s Attorneys Recognized in 2021 Edition8.20.20
- Atlanta Attorney Named Co-Chair of Georgia Bar’s Young Lawyers Division Women in the Profession Committee5.5.17
Seminars & Speaking Engagements
- 2017 National ILG ConferenceAugust 1 - 4, 2017
- One Day, Many Solutions Atlanta3.22.16
- Emergency Changes To Georgia Unemployment With Harsh Penalties For Employers In Response To COVID-193.19.20
- Employers’ Pay Data Reporting Halted – For Now8.30.17
- Obama Administration’s Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces Rule Falls Victim To Congressional Disapproval Resolution3.27.17
- Georgia State University College of LawJ.D. 2014
- Georgia State UniversityB.A. 2010
- Georgia Court of Appeals
- Georgia Superior Court
- Georgia Supreme Court
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia