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Fisher Phillips

Labor & Employment

3 ranked lawyersBand 3MichiganUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

National labor and employment specialist with a growing presence in Michigan. Regularly appears before the EEOC and DOL, as well as state and federal courts, in an array of labor and employment disputes. Well known for its work engaging in negotiations with unions, and is also skilled at taking on immigration-related matters. Acts for local and national employers in the automotive, manufacturing, healthcare and media industries.

Strengths

One client says: "The team has a depth of experience, is well respected in the market and offers pragmatic advice at a reasonable price."

A source praises the firm for its "significant depth and breadth of experience across labor and employment laws in various states."

Another client describes the firm as "a great partner to our organization" and highlights the lawyers' "passion, knowledge and swift response to our needs."

Notable practitioners

Gregory Murray is senior counsel with the firm and has over 40 years' experience in labor and employment law. He continues to provide advice to clients on union issues and leave policies, among other matters.

Susan Hartmus Hiser is a standout labor and employment practitioner with deep expertise in FMLA matters as well as litigation concerning discrimination and harassment. She is also regional managing partner in the firm's Detroit office.
"Susan is at the top of her game and one of the best employer-side lawyers in Michigan." "She is an expert in the field of FMLA and one of the best resources for employers looking for guidance or litigation support."

William Altman regularly advises clients from the automotive and manufacturing industries, with particular expertise in litigation relating to employee benefits.
"He is highly experienced, gives candid advice and is particularly good at spotting potential issues before they arise." "He works to understand our business and has a wide range of experience which helps him to provide a variety of outcomes and solutions."

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Overview

Fisher Phillips partners with employers to help navigate complex labor and employment issues and unprecedented workplace disruption. Our technology-driven approach, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and ability to serve as trusted business advisors enable us to provide innovative solutions to employers’ most challenging workplace matters.

We regularly advise and counsel clients on issues surrounding wage and hour, employment discrimination and harassment, litigation, labor relations, workplace safety, immigration, trade secrets and non-competes, data privacy, and more.

Members

Altman, William

Altman, William E.

Gee, Stephen

Goldstein, Jesse

Murray, Gregory V

Poppenger, Kathleen

Reynolds, Ronald

Rodriguez, Mayra

Yeip-Lewerenz, Alyssa

Industries

Automotive

Education

Financial Services

Gig Economy

Healthcare

Hospitality

Manufacturing

PEO & Staffing

Retail

Labor & Employment

Fisher Phillips

firm
Location

31780 Telegraph Road

Suite 200

Bingham Farms

Detroit

Michigan

USA

MI 48025-3409

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Michigan

Labor & Employment


Gregory V Murray
Senior Statespeople
Susan Hartmus Hiser
Band 1
William E. Altman
Band 4