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Ms. May Mon Post

Ms. May Mon Post

The Post Law Firm
  • Employment Law, Immigration Law
  • Pennsylvania
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Summary

Ms. Post is an experienced counselor and litigator, concentrating her practice in the representation of employees in all aspects of employment related litigation in federal court and before administrative agencies. This includes claims of sexual harassment, retaliation, breach of contract, wrongful discharge, and discrimination based on race, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, and pregnancy.

As a litigator, Ms. Post has represented both employees and employers in litigation in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, the American Arbitration Association, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, and the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations. She has advised management and HR personnel regarding employees' performance appraisals, employee relations, EEO investigations, employee counseling, and employee discipline. Her substantial brief writing experience includes all aspects of federal and state court and arbitration pleadings and discovery relating to labor, employment and civil rights issues.

Prior to establishing The Post Law Firm, Ms. Post was an Associate at Cohen, Fluhr & Gonzalez, P.C., where she focused her practice on Immigration and Labor and Employment law. Prior to joining that firm, Ms. Post was an Assistant City Solicitor with the Labor and Employment Unit of the City of Philadelphia Law Department. She began working at the Law Department in 2002 in its honors program. In that position, Ms. Post represented the City, its agencies, and its management in all aspects of labor and employment matters. In November 2009, Ms. Post was named one of National Asian Pacific American Bar Association's Best Lawyers Under 40. She was among only 18 honorees in the United States who received this prestigious award in 2009. In August 2007, Ms. Post was selected by American Lawyer Media as one of Pennsylvania's Lawyers on the Fast Track.

Ms. Post is active in the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania ("APABA-PA") and the Philadelphia Bar Association and holds many leadership positions. She is the immediate past President of APABA-PA. She was Chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association's Minorities in the Profession Committee in 2006 and 2007, Vice Chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association's Young Lawyers' Division in 2007, and Treasurer for the Philadelphia Bar Association's Campaign for Qualified Judges in 2008 and 2009.

Ms. Post often provides commentary on labor and employment law matters, diversity and immigration to print media, panel discussions, and legal education classes. Her articles have appeared in Temple International and Comparative Law Journal, The Philadelphia Lawyer, Philadelphia Bar Reporter, The Legal Intelligencer, and the newsletters for APABA-PA.

Ms. Post received her J.D. from Temple University School of Law, where she was Editor of Notes & Comments for the Temple International and Comparative Law Journal and received the outstanding oral advocacy award for Trial Advocacy I and the Albert P. Friedman Prize for research and writing. Ms. Post received her Master's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her Bachelor's degree from Haverford College. Ms. Post is admitted to the Pennsylvania and New Jersey bars. Ms. Post is also fluent in Burmese and French.

Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Immigration Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    30-minute Initial Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Master Card
  • Contingent Fees
    Yes, depending on the nature of the case.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
Languages
  • Burmese: Spoken
  • French: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner and Principal
The Post Law Firm
- Current
Associate
Cohen, Fluhr & Associates
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Assistant City Solicitor, Honors Program
City of Philadelphia, Law Department, Labor & Employment Unit
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Education
Temple University
J.D.
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Honors: Outstanding Oral Advocacy Award in Trial Advocacy I; Albert H. Friedman Prize for research and writing; Notes & Comments Editor, International & Comparative Law Journal; Dean's Honor List
University of Pennsylvania
M.A. | Liberal Arts/Social Justice
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Haverford College in Pennsylvania
B.A. | Philosophy
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Awards
Best Lawyers Under 40
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Lawyers on the Fast Track
American Lawyer Media
Professional Associations
Minorities in the Profession, Philadelphia Bar Association
Chair
- Current
Activities: Chair (2006 and 2007)
Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania
Executive Committee Member
- Current
Activities: President (2009)
Campaign for Qualified Judges
Treasurer
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Young Lawyers Division, Philadelphia Bar Association
Executive Committee Member
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Activities: Vice Chair (2007)
Publications
Articles & Publications
See Publications Below:
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
1735 Market Street, Suite A-194
Philadelphia, PA 19103
USA
Telephone: (267) 335-3068