Denver, CO – Michael R. Peelish has joined the Denver office of Steptoe & Johnson PLLC as Of Counsel in the firm’s Labor & Employment Department. He will focus his practice on compliance and representation in matters governed by or arising under the Mine Safety and Health Act and the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
“We’re excited to welcome Michael to the firm’s Denver office,” said Steptoe & Johnson CEO, Christopher L. Slaughter. “With over 25 years of experience assisting clients with state and federal health and safety regulations, Michael will be a great asset to our clients and our firm. His addition to the firm is part of our plan to increase the amount of work we do in the metal/non-metal mining sector.”
Peelish helps clients comply with various state and federal health and safety regulations with an emphasis on Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Mine Safety and Health Administration compliance. He also has an extensive background in assisting employers with labor negotiations and arbitrations, employee compensation and benefits, and employee health and safety training and audits.
Peelish earned his law degree from the West Virginia University College of Law and his bachelor’s degree in mining engineering from West Virginia University.
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