Troy, Michigan Employment Lawyers

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.
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...
Troy, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(248) 457-9200 1361 E Big Beaver Rd
Troy, MI 48083
Employment, Appeals, Business and IP
University of Missouri School of Law and Saint Louis University School of Law
Troy , MI Employment Law Attorney
(248) 641-7070 1301 West Long Lake Rd
Suite 340
Troy , MI 48098
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Wayne State University Law School
Troy, MI Employment Law Attorney
(248) 457-9200 1361 E Big Beaver Rd
Troy, MI 48083
Employment, Business, Family and Health Care
University of Michigan Law School
Troy, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(248) 649-6000 2600 W Big Beaver Rd
Suite 550
Troy, MI 48084
Employment and Business
University of Michigan Law School
Troy, MI Employment Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(248) 649-6000 2600 W Big Beaver Rd
Troy, MI 48084
Employment, Appeals and Business
University of Michigan Law School
Troy, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(248) 267-3309 840 West Long Lake Road
Troy, MI 48098
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and IP
Wayne State University Law School
Troy, MI Employment Law Attorney
(248) 267-3256 840 West Long Lake Road
Troy, MI 48098
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and IP
DePaul University College of Law
Troy, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(248) 267-3292 840 W Long Lake Rd
Troy, MI 48098
Employment and Business
George Washington University Law School
Joseph Marc Vezina
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Michigan Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years experience

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Troy, MI Employment Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(248) 267-3210 840 West Long Lake Road
Troy, MI 48098
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and IP
New York University School of Law and Wayne State University Law School
Alexander E. Blum
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Troy, MI Employment Law Attorney
(248) 457-9200 1361 E Big Beaver Rd
Troy, MI 48083
Employment, Business and IP
Wayne State University Law School
Troy, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(248) 267-3229 840 West Long Lake Road
Troy, MI 48098
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and IP
Wayne State University Law School
Troy, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(248) 267-3316 840 W Long Lake Rd
Troy, MI 48098
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and IP
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Troy, MI Employment Law Attorney
(248) 267-3332 840 W Long Lake Rd
Troy, MI 48098
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and IP
Michigan State University College of Law
Troy, MI Employment Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(248) 649-6000 2600 West Big Beaver Road
Suite 550
Troy, MI 48084
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Civil Rights
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Troy, MI Employment Law Attorney
(248) 267-3304 840 West Long Lake Road
Troy, MI 48098
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and IP
Detroit College of Law
Troy, MI Employment Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(248) 649-6000 2600 W Big Beaver Rd
Suite 550
Troy, MI 48084
Employment and Business
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Troy, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(248) 952-0400 5435 Corporate Drive
Suite 225
Troy, MI 48098
Employment and Family
Wayne State University Law School
Troy, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(248) 267-3381 840 West Long Lake Road
Troy, MI 48098
Employment, Business, Criminal and DUI
Ohio Northern University
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...
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,...
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
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
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,...
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...
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...
Dean Elliott
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Royal Oak, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(248) 251-0001 201 East Fourth Street
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Civil Rights and Criminal
University of Detroit Mercy
Co-Counsel on the largest police misconduct verdict in Michigan history and the largest verdict in Michigan this year! On November 3, 2016, a jury in the United States District Court in the Eastern District of Michigan returned a $36,600,000 against Genesee County Deputies for using excessive force against a man arrested for drunken driving. Click the link below for details. This is one of many seven figure verdicts and settlements that I have obtained for my clients in civil rights and personal injury cases. http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2016/11/06/jury-awards-36m-verdict-genesee-county-police-brutality-case/93287248/ In addition to civil...
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
Rabih Hamawi
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Southfield, MI Employment Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(248) 905-1133 2000 Town Center, Suite 1900
Southfield, MI 48075
Free ConsultationEmployment, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Western Michigan University
Mr. Hamawi focuses his practice on representing policyholders in property-damage disputes with insurers and in errors-and-omissions cases against insurance agents. He holds licenses in Property, Casualty, Life, Accident, and Health insurance. He is a Licensed multiple lines Property and Casualty, Life, Accident, and Health Insurance Counselor (LIC). He earned the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®), Certified Insurance Consultant (CIC), and Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designations.
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...
James Rasor
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Royal Oak, MI Employment Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(248) 796-0334 201 E. Fourth Street
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Employment, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
After graduating the University of Detroit School of Law, James B. Rasor went on to pursue a diverse legal career. Founding Rasor Law Firm in 1994, he now offers his exceptional legal services in a wide range of practice areas. Mr. Rasor is proud to provide counsel for personal injury claims, criminal defense, and other matters in Royal Oak. He has been named in the list of Top Lawyers by DBusiness for personal injury and has taken numerous trials to verdict over the course of his career. Above all else, Mr. Rasor is committed to providing effective, caring, and personalized...
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....
Ronnie Cromer
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Southfield, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(248) 809-6790 24901 Northwestern Hwy.
Suite 612
Southfield, MI 48075
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Civil Rights and Workers' Comp
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Michigan lawyers proudly representing divorce, criminal, business, employment, wrongful death, discrimination, police brutality, civil rights and insurance claim denial clients. Free consultation.
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...
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
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
Robert S. Iwrey Esq.
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(248) 996-8510 32000 Northwestern Hwy
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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...
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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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