Michael Oswalt

Associate Professor of Law, Northern Illinois University College of Law

Michael Oswalt is an Associate Professor of Law at Northern Illinois University (NIU) College of Law where he teaches torts, labor law, employment law, and seminars on emerging legal issues in workplace discrimination and organizing. He is a co-author of two labor law casebooks, and his most recent article, Liminal Labor Law, will be published by the California Law Review in 2022. Oswalt graduated from Haverford College and has degrees in law and theology from Duke University where he served on the Duke Law Journal. After law school he clerked on the United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals for Judge, now Justice, Sonia Sotomayor. Oswalt previously worked for the Service Employees International Union.