Michelle Duncan is a Principal in the Denver office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Michelle is a member of the Affirmative Action Compliance and OFCCP Defense Practice Group and the Pay Equity Resource Group. Michelle represents employers in affirmative action and employment discrimination matters before OFCCP. She counsels employers on the design and implementation of company-wide AAP structures, applicant tracking systems, pre-employment tests, and other compliance issues. Michelle advises employers on pay equity issues and directs pay equity analyses for employers in many industries including higher education.
Michelle joined the firm after working for nearly fourteen years as a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor. During her tenure with the Solicitor’s Office, Michelle was widely regarded as a leading expert on OFCCP litigation. She litigated numerous OFCCP cases and provided counsel to high-level OFCCP officials. This experience allows Michelle to offer unique insights into the inner-workings of OFCCP and the Solicitor’s Office as well as what she is seeing in audits today.
Michelle is Co-Chair of the Colorado ILG, on the faculty of The Institute for Workplace Equality, and is a frequent speaker on topics related to affirmative action and employment discrimination.