Vassar, Michigan Employment Lawyers

Julie Gafkay
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Frankenmuth, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 24 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...
Heather Brooks
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Caro, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(989) 672-0853 215 N. State Street
Suite 1
Caro, MI 48723
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...
Barry Shoults
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Caro, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(989) 672-0853 215 N. State Street, Suite 1
Suite 1
Caro, MI 48723
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...
Saginaw, MI Employment Law Attorney
(989) 753-6486 525 Morley Dr
Saginaw, MI 48601
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
Scot C. Putzig
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Saginaw, MI Employment Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(989) 799-5000 5195 Hampton Pl
Saginaw, MI 48604
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Notre Dame
Scot focuses on business law, real estate development, employment law, estate planning, probate, and commercial litigation. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and his J.D., with cum laude honors, from the Notre Dame Law School. While at Notre Dame, Scot was an editor with the Journal of Legislation and clerked for the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan in Flint, MI, and the Michigan Supreme Court in Lansing, MI. After graduating from Notre Dame Law School, Scot clerked with the Michigan Court of Appeals in Grand Rapids, MI. In January of...
Joseph Marc Vezina
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Lake Orion, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(248) 558-2701 18 S Broadway St
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Lake Orion, MI 48362
Employment, Business, Education and Health Care
Cristine Wasserman Rathe
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Flint, MI Employment Law Attorney with 22 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
Saginaw, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
4449 Fashion Square Blvd
Saginaw, MI 48603
Employment, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Business
University of Minnesota Law School
Saginaw, MI Employment Law Attorney
(989) 792-4499 4449 Fashion Square Blvd
Saginaw, MI 48603
Employment and Workers' Comp
Saginaw, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(989) 498-2100 4301 Fashion Square Blvd
Saginaw, MI 48603
Employment, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Bay City, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(989) 893-3518 916 Washington Ave
Bay City, MI 48708
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Grand Blanc, MI Employment Law Lawyer
8263 S Saginaw St
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Employment
Grand Blanc, MI Employment Law Attorney
8263 S Saginaw St
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Employment and Business
Bay City, MI Employment Law Attorney
(989) 892-0114 1001 Center Ave
Bay City, MI 48708
Employment, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
Flint, MI Employment Law Attorney
(810) 733-1527 6263 Stonegate Pkwy
Flint, MI 48532
Employment and Municipal
Flint, MI Employment Law Attorney
(810) 239-5511 432 N Saginaw St
Flint, MI 48502
Employment, Estate Planning and Municipal
Saginaw, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(989) 792-4499 4449 Fashion Square Blvd
Saginaw, MI 48603
Employment and Workers' Comp
Grand Blanc, MI Employment Law Attorney
(810) 234-3633 8455 S Saginaw St
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Employment, Consumer, Entertainment & Sports and Real Estate
Flint, MI Employment Law Attorney
(810) 732-7100 2347 Stonebridge Dr
Flint, MI 48532
Employment, Business, Environmental and Workers' Comp
Grand Blanc, MI Employment Law Attorney
(810) 695-3700 8332 Office Park Dr
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Employment and Civil Rights
Saginaw, MI Employment Law Attorney
(989) 498-2100 4301 Fashion Square Blvd
Saginaw, MI 48603
Employment, Business and Workers' Comp
Corunna, MI Employment Law Attorney
(989) 743-5576 316 N Woodworth St
Corunna, MI 48817
Employment, Environmental and Real Estate
Midland, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(989) 839-0300 6024 Eastman Ave
Midland, MI 48640
Employment, Business, Environmental and Personal Injury
Rochester, MI Employment Law Attorney
(248) 828-2770 3279 Salem Dr
Rochester, MI 48306
Employment and Business
Saginaw, MI Employment Law Lawyer
(989) 753-4441 820 N Michigan Ave
Saginaw, MI 48602
Employment and Personal Injury
Saginaw, MI Employment Law Attorney
(989) 792-7005 3125 Davenport Ave
Saginaw, MI 48602
Employment
Saginaw, MI Employment Law Attorney
(989) 790-2500 721 S Michigan Ave
Saginaw, MI 48602
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Workers' Comp
Alari K. Adams
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Detroit, MI Employment Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(313) 702-2222 615 Griswold
Suite 714
Detroit, MI 48226
Employment, Business and IP
Wayne State University Law School
Alari K. Adams is the principal attorney and founder of A|Squared Legal Group. She has developed a comprehensive background in matters relating to business and labor and employment law and is currently recognized as a Michigan Super Lawyers - Rising Star.

Alari's diverse experience has given her the capacity to represent a wide array of clientele, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses, public entities, and individuals. She has assisted these clients with issues pertaining to labor and employment law, business transactions and litigation, intellectual property, and outside general counsel. Alari draws upon these diverse experiences to effectively counsel her...
Nicholas Roumel
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Ann Arbor, MI Employment Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(888) 312-7173 101 N. Main Street
Suite 555
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Employment, Appeals, Civil Rights and Education
Wayne State University Law School
Nicholas Roumel is a trial lawyer with over 30 years' experience. He has an excellent record in jury and bench trials, administrative hearings, arbitrations, and appeals. His primary areas of practice are:

Employment and Civil Rights Law - Counsel and litigation in all areas of discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, First Amendment, due process and wrongful discharge; contract review; non-competes; and severance packages. Nick is the chair of the Washtenaw County Bar Association Labor & Employment Section.

Labor Law - As a former union local president, Nick is well suited to provide representation to unions and their members in arbitration, unfair labor practice...
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 26 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...
Richard T. Herman Esq
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Dearborn, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(313) 681-5775 7301 Schaefer Rd.
Suite 101
Dearborn, MI 48126
Free ConsultationEmployment, Criminal, Divorce and Immigration
Case Western Reserve University
For all you immigration law needs, call Richard today at 1-800-808-4013. Richard and his team are happy to help! The Herman Legal Group is the "Law Firm for Immigrants." Founded by nationally-known immigration lawyer Richard Herman in 1995, the Herman Legal Group provides skilled and cost-effective immigration counsel to businesses, families and individuals. Along with attorneys Charmaine Rozario, Vania Stefanova, Frank Krajenke, Luis Villarroel, Erin James, Kamal Dari, and Of-Counsel lawyers Dinh Tran, Gil Manzano, Karmen Waters and Ronen Kurzfled. We speak over 12 languages. We are experienced in all aspects of immigration law, including...
Rabih Hamawi
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Southfield, MI Employment Law Attorney with 4 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.
Adam M Taub
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Ann Arbor, MI Employment Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(888) 312-7173 101 North Main Street
Suite 555
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Employment, Civil Rights, Education and Health Care
University of Connecticut School of Law
Adam M. Taub is a graduate of the University of Michigan and University of Connecticut School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Michigan, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. Adam joined NachtLaw in January 2018 after working at Miller Cohen P.L.C. for over three years as an Associate Attorney. He has represented numerous individuals and labor unions against employers in federal and state courts, as well as administrative agencies, including EEOC, OSHA, NLRB, and MERC. He primarily focuses on labor and employment law.

While in law school, Adam served as a member of the Connecticut Law Review. He also received...
Lance Young
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Southfield, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 26 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
Matthew Turner
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Southfield, MI Employment Law Attorney with 27 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,...
Charles Ash IV
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Southfield, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 10 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...
Elizabeth Kamm Abdnour
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Lansing, MI Employment Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(517) 292-0067 PO Box 27638
Lansing, MI 48909
Employment, Civil Rights, Domestic Violence and Education
New York University School of Law
Elizabeth Abdnour Law, PLLC is a law firm located in Lansing, Michigan, dedicated to protecting the civil rights of students, staff, and faculty at K-12 and higher education institutions. The firm's principal is Liz Abdnour, an attorney and advocate committed to justice, equity, and fairness for all people. Liz has significant experience both as a lawyer and as a civil rights and Title IX investigator and trainer, and is committed to a creative, empathetic, just, and client-centered approach to her work.

The firm provides legal representation to individual clients, as well as independent investigative services, consultation, and training in...
David A. Nacht
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Birmingham, MI Employment Law Lawyer with 27 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...
Louis C. Szura
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Southfield, MI Employment Law Attorney with 16 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...
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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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