Michelle Radcliffe

Michelle Bodley Radcliffe

Partner

Email: mradcliffe@islerdare.com

Michelle Bodley Radcliffe is a Partner with IslerDare PC. Prior to beginning private practice, Michelle served a one year judicial clerkship with the Honorable James H. Michael, United States District Court, Western District of Virginia and then practiced for six years in Washington, D.C. with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where she focused on civil litigation with an emphasis on defense cases.

Michelle often speaks on employment law issues at educational seminars for managers and human resources professionals.

Michelle resides with her husband and two sons in Bethesda, Maryland.


Education

College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, J.D., 1990

Wake Forest University, B.A. English, Cum Laude, 1987

Professional Memberships

State:
Virginia (1992)
District of Columbia (1992)
Maryland (2002)

Federal:
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals (D.C. Circuit, Fourth Circuit)
U.S. District Court (Eastern District of Virginia; Western District of Virginia; District of the District of Columbia; District of Maryland)

Bar Associations:
Fairfax County Bar Association
— Employment Law Section
— Member, Continuing Legal Education Committee
Virginia Bar Association
— Labor and Employment Law Section
District of Columbia Bar
— Labor Relations Section
Montgomery County Bar Association
— Labor and Employment Section

Honors

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America©  – 2014 to 2018

Recognized in The Best Lawyers Business Edition 2017: Women in the Law for work in the practice area of Labor and Employment Law

Recognized in The Best Lawyers Business Edition 2016: Women in the Law for work in the practice area of Labor and Employment Law

Publications

Contributing Editor, Employment Discrimination Law (3rd Edition), Published by the American Bar Association

Professional/Continuing Legal Education Presentations

The District of Columbia Bar: Social Media Policies in the Workplace: Drafting Tips
(Washington, DC: April 2016)

The District of Columbia Bar: Drafting Effective Social Media Policies for the Workplace
(Washington, DC: March 2015)

WashingtonExec Strategic Human Capital Council:  Trying to Keep Up with the Laws Pertaining to Employee Use of Social Media and Avoiding Litigation Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
(Tysons Corner, VA: May 2014)

IslerDare Breakfast Briefing: Creating and Implementing Cutting-Edge Employee Policies and Handbooks
(Tysons Corner, VA: May 2014)

The District of Columbia Bar: Drafting Employee Handbooks (Including Social Media Policies)
(Washington, DC: May 2014)

The District of Columbia Bar: Drafting Employee Handbooks (Including Social Media Policies)
(Washington, DC: March 2014)

The District of Columbia Bar: Drafting Employee Handbooks in the District of Columbia
(Washington, DC: October 2011)

Lorman Education Services: Employment Law From A to Z in Maryland
(Gaithersburg, Maryland; July 2011)

The District of Columbia Bar: Drafting Employee Handbooks in the District of Columbia
(Washington, DC: March 2011)

Lorman Education Services: Employment Law From A to Z in Maryland
(Gaithersburg, Maryland; October 2008)

Greater Metropolitan District of Columbia Medical Group Management Association: Addressing Employment Law in Medical Practice
(Washington, DC; September 2006)

Fairfax Bar Association: Screening Requests for Help with Employment Issues: An Opportunity to Assist Legal Aid Clients from Your Office
(McLean, Virginia; May 2006)

Lorman Education Services: Gone But Not Forgotten: Handling CommonPost-Employment Issues
(Arlington, Virginia; February 2002)

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Northern Virginia Chapter: Employment Law From A to Z: Forms and Best Practices
(Falls Church, Virginia, June 2000)

Council on Education in Management: Personnel Law Update ’99 – Managing Invisible Disabilities in Accordance with New Legal Trends
(Falls Church, Virginia; September 1999)