Michael J. Rossiter

Michael J. Rossiter

Partner

Office: Irvine, CA
Phone: 949-864-3400
michael.rossiter@knchlaw.com

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Michael J. Rossiter specializes in Employment Law (management side) and Government Tort Liability (government side).  He has represented both large and small companies in various employment matters, including matters arising under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  He has also represented governmental entities in cases dealing with alleged constitutional rights violations.  

Mr. Rossiter earned his B.A. (cum laude) in Political Science from Brigham Young University and received his law degree from Chapman University School of Law.  Prior to receiving his law degree, Mr. Rossiter interned at the Attorney General's Office in Washington, D.C. and externed for the Honorable George P. Schiavelli of the United States District Court - Central District of California.  He was also the Symposium Editor of the Chapman Law Review where he was integral in bringing together scholars, practitioners, and company executives in order to discuss First Amendment issues affecting the entertainment industry.  

Apart from work, Mr. Rossiter enjoys playing tennis, basketball, shooting, skiing, camping, and spending time with his wife and two children.

Education:

  • Brigham Young University, 2003- B.A. Political Science, cum laude
  • Chapman University School of Law, 2008- J.D.

States Licensed to Practice:

  • State Bar of California, 2008
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2008
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 2008
  • State Bar of Utah, 2016

Professional Associations:

  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • Orange County Bar Association

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Litigation
  • General Legal Defense
  • Government Tort Liability