Leading Attorney Frank T. Mamat Joins Labor & Employment Practice

DW Labor & Employment Practice Continues Strong Growth

DETROIT, MICHIGAN, Dickinson Wright PLLC today announced that Frank T. Mamat, one of the nation's preeminent labor law attorneys, has joined the firm as a Member, enhancing its growing employment and labor law practice, which now consists of nearly 30 practitioners. Mr. Mamat focuses his practice on complex labor law issues, including: union matters, contract negotiations, unfair labor practice litigation, National Labor Relations Board practice, union organizing attempts, and Federal and State OSHA practice. Prior to joining Dickinson Wright, he was a senior member of the Detroit law firm Clark Hill PLC. Mr. Mamat also has served in the Executive Office of the President of the United States, Inquiries/Comments, and was Senior Counsel in the National Labor Relations Board, General Counsel's Office, Division of Enforcement Litigation, Washington, D.C. Mr. Mamat has written numerous articles on a variety of labor-related topics and is a frequent lecturer on labor topics to employer groups. His analysis of labor issues and trends have appeared in publications such as Business Week, Crain's Business Detroit, The Detroit Free Press, The Detroit News, Construction Business Review, CCH's Labor Law ""Insight"" and Michigan Contractor and Builder. Mr. Mamat was the founding editor of the Michigan Employment Law Letter and has authored or edited numerous books and articles on labor, employment and OSHA issues. He is a member of the Federal, American, Michigan, Florida, and District of Colombia Bar Associations, and has been elected as a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Mr. Mamat is a member of the National Labor Relations Board's Committee on Practice and Procedure for Region 7 and is a member of the American Employment Law Council. Mr. Mamat is listed in Who's Who in the World, Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the Midwest, Who's Who in Finance and Industry, Who's Who in Law and Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (Labor), and the Directory of Sports & Entertainment Attorneys. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Rochester and a Juris Doctor degree from Syracuse University, where he served as Associate Editor of the Syracuse University Law Review. Mr. Mamat currently serves on several state, local and national boards of directors, and he has been labor counsel for several major employer associations, including the Michigan Manufacturers Association and the American Society of Employers (ASE). He serves on the Board of Directors of ASE, and was elected Chairman of the Board in 2003. Mr. Mamat also serves on the Board of Directors of the Construction Finance Management Association, Jewish Vocational Services and on the State Board of Directors of the Michigan Association of Home Builders. He was elected Chairman of the Construction Code Commission of Michigan in 1999, to which he was appointed by former Governor John Engler in 1993, and has been re-elected Chairman in 2000, 2001 and 2002. Commenting on his decision to join Dickinson Wright, Mr. Mamat said, "I am thrilled about joining Dickinson Wright, not only because of its outstanding lawyers and reputation, but for the fact that it provides the best platform to provide outstanding legal services to all of my clients, wherever they are, on an efficient and economical basis." Dickinson Wright, founded in 1878, is celebrating 125 years of efficiently and creatively meeting clients' legal and business needs. The firm's labor and employment practice consists of nearly 30 attorneys. Dickinson Wright has offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, and Washington, D.C.
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