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USA 2022
Michigan Labor & Employment
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2 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.

Miller Canfield’s Employment and Labor Group is known for representing a diverse client base that includes large multinational corporations, middle-market private sector companies, small business and non-profits, and public-sector state and municipal entities, K-12 school districts and higher education institutions.

We are also nationally known for deep knowledge and understanding of the complicated rules regarding medical leaves and disability accommodations, and we routinely handle complex, nuanced leave coordination issues.

Our extensive experience representing public-sector clients, including the City of Detroit, universities, school districts and public authorities, gives us a deep understanding of clients’ employment issues, and other related matters such as governance, constitutional issues, Title IX and Open Meetings Act/Freedom of Information Act.

Additionally, we are known as a leader in labor relations counseling in both the public and private sectors. We have represented numerous employers in complex labor matters, including the City of Detroit as it emerged from bankruptcy.

Chambers Review

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Labor & Employment - Michigan
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What the team is known for

Offers broad traditional labor law and employment services to public and private sector clients, with particular activity for prominent automotive companies, nonprofits and healthcare organizations. Exhibits considerable strength in FMLA and ERISA benefits litigation and counseling. Also skilled at taking on collective bargaining mandates and other union-related matters.

Work Highlights

Provided by Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.
  • Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone acted for the City of Lansing in a lawsuit filed by a number of current and former employees alleging racial discrimination, racial harassment, and retaliation.

Notable Practitioners

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Megan P Norris
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Megan P Norris
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Megan Norris regularly handles employment litigation as well as internal investigations. She has extensive experience representing higher education bodies among other major clients.
"Megan Norris is an exceptional attorney with a mastery of employment litigation." "She is of course expert in the law and she brings tremendous experience solving problems for a wide range of clients in the most complex circumstances."

Scott R. Eldridge
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Scott R. Eldridge
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Scott Eldridge is a key contact for many of the firm's most significant clients and works on a range of employment litigation. He has experience advising higher education institutions as well as municipal and nonprofit organizations.

Ranked Lawyers at
Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.

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Megan P Norris
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Megan P Norris
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Band 1
Scott R. Eldridge
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Scott R. Eldridge
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Band 4

Members

Provided by Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.

Brian Schwartz

Head of Department

Jennifer Sabourin

Kamil Robakiewicz

Kurt McCamman

Kurt Sherwood

Leigh Schultz

Michelle Crockett

Richard Warren

Robert Zielinski

Samantha Kopacz

Clients

Provided by Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.

City of Detroit

Denver Wholesale Florist Co.

Lansing Board of Wter and Light

Lowes Companies LLC

Michigan High School Athletics Association

Michigan Secretary of State

Michigan State University

Phillips Pet Food Supplies

University of Michigan

Industries

Provided by Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.

Automotive

Banking/Financial Services

Energy

Government

Healthcare

Higher Education

Insurance

K-12 Education

Manufacturing

Nonprofits

Professional Services

Retail

Transportation

Utilities