Michael Gaitley

Adjunct Professor of Law

  • JD, 1984, Pace University
  • BA, 1979, University of Michigan

Professional Experience

Gaitley is a senior staff attorney at the Legal Aid Society’s Employment Law Center. He manages its Community Legal Services Program, where his primary responsibility is supervision of the statewide Workers’ Rights Clinics. Prior to becoming a staff attorney, he had a private practice focusing on employment-related litigation and related services. He also worked as a union official and attorney with Pan Am’s flight attendant union. Gaitley currently serves as an adjunct professor at University of California - Hastings College of the Law.

Professor Gaitley is the supervising attorney for USD’s Workers’ Rights Clinic.