Practice includes traditional labor matters, employment litigation and day-to-day counseling of clients on the various employee and labor relations issues that arise within their organizations.
Represents clients in unfair labor practice cases and representation hearings before the NLRB and MERC.
Advises clients during representation campaigns and elections.
Negotiates collective bargaining agreements and represents clients in grievance arbitration proceedings.
Counsels clients on collective bargaining agreement construction and application and often addresses issues of union avoidance.
Represents employers in employment litigation in various state and federal forums, such as wrongful termination, whistleblower, sexual harassment and discrimination cases.
Represented Oakwood Healthcare, Inc. in a significant charge nurse/supervisor status case before the NLRB. The Oakwood decision, and its companion cases, established the current standard by which such cases are adjudicated.
Has represented Oakwood Healthcare, the Detroit Medical Center and other employers in complex representation hearings before the NLRB.
Assists clients in the development and drafting of employment contracts and non-competition agreements and litigates issues arising out of such agreements.
Admitted to practice in both Michigan and Ohio