Mike  Firestone

Mike  Firestone

Interim Managing Director
LWP Program Fellow
Research on misclassification, wage theft, and building worker power
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Mike Firestone is an attorney, labor policy advisor, and political strategist with a background in campaigns and government service. His current areas of work include misclassification, wage theft, and building worker power. Prior to joining LWP, Mike led voter protection efforts for the Biden-Harris campaign in Michigan and served as an assistant attorney general and Chief of Staff to Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, overseeing a broad range of legal and policy matters, including the rulemaking and implementation of the Massachusetts paid sick time law. In 2014, Mike managed Attorney General Healey's campaign, for which he was named "Campaign Manager of the Year" by the American Association of Political Consultants. He previously served as the field director for both U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) in 2012 and U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) in 2008. He is currently an advisor to the Massachusetts AFL-CIO and the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA. Mike is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School. He lives with his wife and two young children in Somerville. 

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