Michael S. CauseyAssociate Attorney
Michael S. Causey practices federal personnel and employment law as an associate with the law firm of Shaw Bransford & Roth. Mr. Causey joined the firm in March 2011. Mr. Causey received his B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2005, his J.D. from American University’s Washington College of Law in 2009, and his M.A. in Political Science from Fayetteville State University in 2010.
While in law school, Mr. Causey served as a student attorney in the General Practice Clinic. He handled cases concerning abusive labor practices, insurance disputes and estate planning on behalf of low-income clients before the courts of the District of Columbia and the United States. He served as a law clerk to an Administrative Judge at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, where he participated in mediation efforts and drafted administrative decisions concerning discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, sex, age and religion.
Additionally, Mr. Causey was a law clerk at an employment law firm where he engaged in matters involving equal employment opportunity, employee discipline, proposed termination of employment, disability retirement and security clearance revocation. Furthermore, he interned at an organization promoting accommodations of religious practices and ending religious discrimination in the workplace.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Causey held positions as a teacher and a radio show host in North Carolina. Mr. Causey was awarded a Dean’s Fellowship by the Washington College of Law, which he used to aid faculty research on the laws of warfare.
Areas of Practice
- Federal Personnel and Employment Law
- B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- M.A., Fayetteville State University
- J.D., American University Washington College of Law
Associations & Memberships
- Contributing Attorney, the weekly e-report FEDagent