Carey A. DeWitt, based in Butzel Long's Bloomfield Hills office, is a Shareholder and is past Chair of the firm's Labor and Employment Department. He was elected to four successive two-year terms on the Firm's Board of Directors (2005-2013). He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School (J.D. 1984), and Michigan State University (B.A. 1981).
Mr. DeWitt has thirty two years of experience representing employers and enterprises in all phases of litigation, including employment discrimination matters, employment contract and executive termination cases, both commercial and employment trade secret, anti-raiding, and unfair competition cases, as well as in labor arbitration, collective bargaining, and other matters. His clients include colleges and universities, technology based companies, manufacturers, hospitals and health care institutions, construction related enterprises, auto suppliers, law firms, and various service providers. Mr. DeWitt is listed in Chambers U.S.A. (Labor and Employment Law), Best Lawyers in America (Employment Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment), Michigan Super Lawyers (Labor and Employment; Intellectual Property Litigation): Corporate Counsel, and DBusiness Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit (Trade Secrets; Labor and Employment Law). He is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America and a Fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation.