Harris Dowell Fisher & Young, L.C
636-532-0300 636-532-0300


Michael F. Harris has extensive experience in all aspects of labor relations and equal employment opportunity law, including collective bargaining negotiations, labor arbitration, and employment litigation. In addition to traditional labor and employment matters, some of his particular areas of expertise include occupational safety and health law, public sector employment law, withdrawal liability matters under the Multi-Employer Pension Plan Amendments Act, and employee benefit matters under ERISA.

Legal Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law – Juris Doctor (with honors), 1983

Undergraduate Education

  • Arizona State University – Bachelor of Arts (with honors), 1980

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1983
  • Illinois, 2003


Affiliations and Honors

  • Best Lawyers of America (multiple years)
  • SuperLawyers Magazine (multiple years)
  • A.V. Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Saint Louis University Law Journal, Assistant Managing Editor
  • Order of the Woolsack
  • American Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar (Member, Labor and Employment Law Committee)
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (Member, Labor and Employment Law Section)
  • Certified Public Accountant