Mount Morris, Michigan Employment Lawyers

Cristine Wasserman Rathe
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Flint, MI Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(810) 767-6100 611 W Flint St
Flint, MI 48503
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
Wayne State University Law School
Growing up in Genesee County during the 1980's and 1990's really shaped my desire to work for the middle class and blue color sections of society for it was these sections that I most frequently saw receiving unfair treatment. As far back as a Freshman in high school, I remember being forced to play on substantially inferior softball fields, with uniforms that were riddled with holes, while the male students had new uniforms, pristine fields and the most up to date equipment. This unfair and illegal disparity in treatment between the genders has carried on into my adult...
Andrew L. Campbell
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Flint, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(810) 232-4344 1000 Beach St, Suite B
Flint, MI 48502
Employment, Bankruptcy and Consumer
Julie Gafkay
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Frankenmuth, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(877) 524-4529 175 S. Main Street
Frankenmuth, MI 48734
Employment, Business, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
Julie A. Gafkay graduated from Michigan State University in 1992 with a dual major in criminal justice and political theory. She graduated from Whittier Law School in 1995 with honors. Her first position was in Flint, Michigan focusing on civil rights and employment discrimination. In 2003, Attorney Gafkay opened her own statewide practice in Frankenmuth, Michigan. The practice's attorneys provide a general practice to the local area providing legal services in Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning, Elder Law, Business Planning, contract review, landlord/tenant issues, real estate, employment issues and other general practice areas. Attorney Gafkay has...
Barry Shoults
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Lapeer, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(810) 664-4321 441 Clay Street
Lapeer, MI 48446
Employment, Business, Collections and Consumer
Barry Shoults is a graduate of Lapeer Public Schools. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan - Flint and then received in 1981 his Juris Doctorate from the Detroit College of Law, now the Law School at Michigan State University. He was admitted to the practice of law in Michigan Courts in 1981 and in Federal Court in 1984. He worked his way through college and law school at various jobs including selling building supplies for Church’s Lumber. He started his legal career working for Legal Services of Eastern Michigan in Flint which provided legal...
Heather Brooks
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Lapeer, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(810) 664-4321 441 Clay Street
Lapeer, MI 48446
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights, Divorce and Family
Wayne State University Law School
Heather Brooks-Szachta earned her Juris Doctorate in 1997 from Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, Michigan. This came after earning her Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Michigan-Flint in 1992. She was licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan in 1997 and was admitted to Federal Court in 2005. Before coming to work at the Law Offices of Barry Shoults & Associates in 1999, and becoming partner in Shoults, Picard & Brooks, PLLC in 2010, she gained experience at the Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office, the Wayne County Neighborhood Legal Services Clinic, and a...
Flint, MI Employment Law Attorney
(810) 733-1527 6263 Stonegate Pkwy
Flint, MI 48532
Employment and Municipal
Flint, MI Employment Law Attorney
(810) 732-7100 2347 Stonebridge Dr
Flint, MI 48532
Employment, Business, Environmental and Workers' Comp
Flint, MI Employment Law Attorney
(810) 239-5511 432 N Saginaw St
Flint, MI 48502
Employment, Estate Planning and Municipal
Grand Blanc, MI Employment Law Attorney
8263 S Saginaw St
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Employment and Business
Grand Blanc, MI Employment Law Lawyer
8263 S Saginaw St
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Employment
Grand Blanc, MI Employment Law Attorney
(810) 234-3633 8455 S Saginaw St
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Employment, Consumer, Entertainment & Sports and Real Estate
Grand Blanc, MI Employment Law Attorney
(810) 695-3700 8332 Office Park Dr
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Employment and Civil Rights
Robert S. Iwrey Esq.
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(248) 996-8510 32000 Northwestern Hwy
#240
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Farmington Hills, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
Employment, Administrative and Health Care
Wayne State University Law School
ROBERT S. IWREY is a founding partner of The Health Law Partners, P.C. He graduated with High Distinction from the University of Michigan in 1988. While at the University of Michigan, he was an Executive Member of the Psi Chi National Honor Society and was a member of the Golden Key National Honor society. In 1993, Mr. Iwrey earned his J.D. at Wayne State University Law School, where he was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award in Advanced Legal Writing and was an award-winning member of Moot Court. Mr. Iwrey has been a practicing litigator since 1993. In addition, he...
Matt William Zeigler
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Troy, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(248) 643-9530 3001 W Big Beaver Rd, #408
Troy, MI 48084
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Since 1976, Zeigler Townley P.C. has handled a wide variety of challenging and complex business and personal matters both in and out of Court. As a Vietnam Veteran, Matt has a very long view of all business litigation, employment and transactional matters, knowing what matters, and what does not.
David A. Nacht
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Birmingham, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(888) 312-7173 401 South Old Woodward Avenue
Suite 460
Birmingham, MI 48009
Employment, Criminal, Health Care and IP
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
David Nacht has tried over 2 dozen cases with his most recent victory in the spring of 2013 in federal court. His last civil jury award was in June 2012 in Muskegon County, Michigan in the case of Crosby v. Michigan Department of Corrections where he obtained a judgment of $390,000.

Mr. Nacht, the firm founder, holds degrees from Harvard College ('87) and The University of Michigan Law School ('92), where he served as an editor of the Law Review. Mr. Nacht is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating for lawyers by lawyers, has been named a "Million Dollar...
Scot C. Putzig
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Saginaw, MI Employment Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(989) 799-5000 5195 Hampton Pl
Saginaw, MI 48604
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Notre Dame
Giving legal counsel and advice is a difficult practice, governed by a web of intersecting federal and state legislation and subject to constant change. Whether you are looking at legal compliance, negotiating a contract or real estate deal, or having to fight an unreasonable claim or lawsuit, you have to balance legal rights and obligations with the knowledge that business and life must go on. That is why I consider every client my most important client and give clients easy access, fast response times, brief, practical, and easy to understand legal advice, and point out and help clients...
Rod Johnston
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Southfield, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(248) 746-4055 1 Towne Square
Ste 1700
Southfield, MI 48076
Employment
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Rod Johnston is a member of the Complex Litigation Group, participating in the firm’s direct and class action litigation on behalf of those harmed as a result of wage and overtime violations and consumer fraud.

After earning his Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and MBA from Wayne State University, Rod had an extensive career in the commercial real estate industry and was responsible for various development, leasing, and investment activities. He then pursued his Juris Doctor at WMU Cooley Law School, where he also served as a student attorney in the Estate Planning Clinic before graduating magna cum laude in 2015.
Charles Ash IV
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Southfield, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(248) 746-4586 1 Towne Square
Ste 1700
Southfield, MI 48076
Employment, Consumer and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Rob Ash is an associate in Sommers Schwartz’s Complex Litigation groups. A substantial portion of Rob’s practice is devoted to collective and class actions arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and similar state laws, and he appears in state and federal courts across the United States to represent employees against their corporate employers.

Rob also represents clients involved in personal injury actions and other kinds of employment disputes apart from wage and overtime abuse. Over the course of his career, he has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for people who have been seriously injured as the...
Tad Roumayah
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Southfield, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(248) 415-3210 1 Towne Square
Ste 1700
Southfield, MI 48076
Employment
Wayne State University Law School
Tad Roumayah focuses his practice primarily on employment litigation, representing employees who have encountered discrimination and retaliation, including violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Family Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, wrongful discharge, whistleblower protection claims, wage and hour violations and other employment issues and disputes. Additionally, he represents people and businesses involved in contract disputes and business torts, and advises companies on their human resource policies, procedures, and other employment-related matters.

Tad has been successful in litigating employment cases in both state and federal court. That said, he also appreciates that...
Matthew Turner
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Southfield, MI Employment Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(248) 746-4039 1 Towne Square
Ste 1700
Southfield, MI 48076
Employment, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Detroit College of Law
Matthew Turner is a senior shareholder with Sommers Schwartz, and focuses his practice on medical malpractice, legal malpractice, ERISA, and class action matters.

Fighting for and protecting the rights of his clients is the most important part of Matt’s profession. During law school, he was a law clerk for Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Richard Kuhn, and after graduation, he joined his family’s law firm where he litigated a broad range of matters involving business disputes, employment discrimination, dental malpractice, auto accident, slip and fall, and significant cases of death and catastrophic loss.

Matt has appeared before the United States Supreme Court,...
Jennifer Salvatore
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Northville, MI Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(248) 679-8711 105 E. Main St.
Northville, MI 48167
Employment, Business and Civil Rights
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Jennifer Salvatore is a partner at Salvatore Prescott, PLLC and an AV-rated lawyer, which is the highest Martindale Hubble peer review ranking for ethics and legal ability. She practices in the areas of employment, civil rights, and business litigation and represents a wide range of individuals in difficult employment transitions, including executives and other professionals in employment and contract disputes. Jennifer has a particular interest in sex discrimination cases, and has handled many high profile matters involving sex harassment and other gender issues. She also has a busy practice representing students, including in Title IX litigation and internal...
Louis C. Szura
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Southfield, MI Employment Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(248) 716-3600 29777 Telegraph Road
Suite 2475
Southfield, MI 48034
Employment, Business, Family and Health Care
Cornell Law School and University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Louis C. Szura practices in the area of health care law and business litigation. Mr. Szura focuses on advising and representing health care providers from all areas on the formation and operations of their businesses and in various types of litigation. He has experience with practice formation; contract negotiations; employment disputes; management contracts; noncompete agreements; insurance and network provider disputes; HIPAA; Stark; AKS; and other compliance and license issues. Mr. Szura has also represented numerous whistleblowers under the federal False Claims Act, Michigan Medicaid Act, and other similar statutes. He is an active council member of the State Bar of...
Lance Young
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Southfield, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(866) 443-4145 1 Towne Square
Ste 1700
Southfield, MI 48076
Employment, Antitrust, Consumer and Securities
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Lance Young is a senior shareholder at Sommers Schwartz, P.C., and co-chairs the firm’s Complex Litigation Department. For almost twenty years, Lance has successfully represented investors, employees, consumers, and other injured parties in high-profile class actions and multidistrict proceedings involving violations of federal and state securities, antitrust, wage and hour, and consumer protection laws. His current cases include the nationally publicized In Re Auto Parts Antitrust Litigation and multi-state Real Estate Transfer Tax litigation, along with several vehicle defect cases pending against major auto manufacturers. He also co-manages and supports the firm’s busy Fair Labor Standards Act practice
Simon Edelstein
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Birmingham, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(248) 645-9680 255 E. Brown St., Suite 320
Birmingham, MI 48009
Employment, Immigration and International
Mr. Edelstein’s practice over the past twenty years has concentrated in large part on the negotiation and structuring of trade and investment transactions in the countries of the former Soviet Union. Mr. Edelstein advises clients investing in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States. He provides advice on a wide range of commercial, corporate, finance, tax, securities, antitrust, currency control, labor laws and other issues of concern to investors, including acquisitions, joint ventures and privatization.

Mr. Edelstein also represents Russian and other foreign companies doing business in the United States and advises them on developing corporate structures, on regulatory...
Frank DeLuca
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Bloomfield Hills, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(248) 940-2000 409000 Woodward Ave.
Suite 140
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Consumer and Products Liability
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
For 30 years, I have devoted my litigation practice to business, commercial, product liability, and trust disputes. Through my trial practice, I have appeared as trial counsel in numerous federal and state courts, as well as administrative agencies and mediation and arbitration tribunals. I have successfully represented and obtained verdicts, judgments, awards and settlements for a list of valued clients that include major automobile manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, and finance companies, as well as closely held businesses and their owners, families, and individuals. In the commercial arena, I have pursued, defended, and managed complex litigation in a broad array of actions,...
Ana Maria Meizys
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Lake Orion, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(888) 209-0306 18 S Broadway St
#200
Lake Orion, MI 48362
Employment, Business, Family and Health Care
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Bruce A. Sucher
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West Bloomfield, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(248) 626-5555 6230 Orchard Lake Rd Ste 105
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Free ConsultationEmployment, Collections, Criminal and Family
University of Louisville
Joseph Marc Vezina
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Lake Orion, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(248) 558-2701 18 S Broadway St
#200
Lake Orion, MI 48362
Employment, Business, Education and Health Care
Nicholas Stephen Kovach
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(248) 972-8891 34705 West Twelve Mile Road
Suite 160
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
Farmington Hills, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
Employment, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Wayne State University Law School
Raymond Sterling
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Bloomfield Hills, MI Employment Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(248) 644-1500 33 Bloomfield Hills Parkway
Suite 250
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Employment
University of Michigan Law School
Sam Morgan
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Farmington Hills, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(248) 865-0001 30500 Northwestern Highway, Suite 425
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Employment and Business
Michigan State University
A trial lawyer since 1984, Sam Morgan has focused his practice on employment rights and business disputes since 1990. Mr. Morgan's practice is primarily litigation, but it also includes providing advice and counsel to both individual employees and management-side clients seeking to resolve their disputes without litigation. Mr. Morgan pursues and defends against employment-related lawsuits, such as breach of employment contract and wrongful discharge claims, age discrimination, sexual harassment, race discrimination, Family and Medical Leave Act, "Whistleblowers" and other unlawful retaliatory discharge claims, non-payment of wages, sales commissions and overtime pay,...
Marian Wangler Ratton
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Troy, MI Employment Law Attorney with 31 years experience
1441 West Long Lake Rd.
Suite 310
Troy, MI 48098
Employment, Divorce, Family and Health Care
Michigan State University
Marian Wangler Ratton, R.N., Esq. is a practicing attorney and registered nurse who has dedicated her career to the defense of healthcare professionals as well as practicing family law and estate planning. What makes Marian unique is that she has continuously practiced both nursing and law for over 25 years, sharing her time equally between both careers. Her combined knowledge and experience in law and nursing makes her ideally suited to represent, advise and educate nurses and health care professionals with legal issues relating to nursing, healthcare law and professional licensing. Since 1983 Marian has been a registered nurse working at...
Michael Cutler
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farmington hills, MI Employment Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(248) 489-8780 38275 west twelve mile rd
farmington hills, MI 48331
Employment, Divorce, Elder and Family
Tulane University
Joey Scott Niskar
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Farmington Hills, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(248) 702-6262 28470 13 Mile Rd., Ste. 350
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Employment and Civil Rights
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and Michigan State University
Handling employment and civil rights cases under (1) the Family & Medical Leave Act; (2) Title VII of the Civil Rights Act involving race discrimination, sex discrimination, sexual harassment, religious discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, etc. (3) the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; (4) the Michigan Whistleblower Protection Act; (5) the Fair Labor Standards Act; (6) Americans with Disabilities Act; (7) USERRA actions on behalf of the men and women of the U.S. military (active and reserves); (8) worker's compensation retaliation claims; and (9) much more.
Mr. Mark S Demorest
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Birmingham, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(248) 723-5500 555 S Old Woodward Ave
Suite 21U
Birmingham, MI 48009
Employment, Business and Real Estate
Collin D. Dickey
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Rochester, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(248) 792-9193 1000 W. University Dr., Suite 150
Rochester, MI 48307
Employment, Business, Elder and Estate Planning
Collin focuses his practice at the Rutkowski Law Firm primarily in estate planning. Collin has significant experience in financial advising, assisting clients with investment decisions and taxation matters, and is well versed in handling legal inquiries involving the IRS and the State of Michigan.
Collin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia and his Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.
After completing his legal education, Collin worked as a Judicial Law Clerk in the 6th Circuit Court of Oakland County for the Honorable Karen D. McDonald, where he gained valuable exposure to a wide variety of...
Seth Seidell
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Rochester, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(248) 413-6117 805 Oakwood Drive, Suite 202
Rochester, MI 48307
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Construction and IP
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Seth was born and grew up in Northern Michigan. Prior to and while going to college he worked in the construction field with a general contracting firm. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Oakland University in 1992. He received his Juris Doctorate (Cum Laude, Law Review) from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1997. During law school, he clerked for a mid-sized, full service law firm as well as for the Michigan Attorney General’s office. He began his law career working for a short period of time for both a construction and asbestos litigation firm....
Alan M. Kanter
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Bloomfield Hills, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(248) 642-1920 6905 Telegraph Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Communications
Emory D Moore Jr.
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Farmington Hills, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(248) 539-9900 32300 Northwestern Highway
Suite 230
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Employment
Scott P. Batey
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Bingham Farms, MI Employment Law Attorney
(248) 540-6800 30200 Telegraph Rd Ste 400
Bingham Farms, MI 48025
Employment
Michigan State University
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Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.

This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.

Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.


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Exempt employee: An employee who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.