Management-side trial lawyer; labor counsel, collective bargaining, arbitrations; NLRB litigation; employment law compliance and litigation; non-compete matters; and independent compliance investigations.
Senior Counsel, General Motors Legal Staff (1981-92); Principal, Dickinson Wright PLLC (1992-2008); Office Managing Principal, Jackson Lewis P.C. (2008 - 2017); Principal and Co-Chair, Jackson Lewis P.C. National Diversity & Inclusion Committee (2017 – present); Martindale Hubbell -“Preeminent”; Chambers USA Leaders (2008 – present); The Best Lawyers (2000-present);; Trustee, Henry Ford Health System-West Bloomfield; Trustee, MSU College of Law; Faculty, State Bar of Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education.
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; Fellow, The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers; Michigan State Bar; National and American Bar Associations (Litigation, L&E sections); Fellow, State Bar of Michigan Foundation; Wolverine Bar Association; D. Augustus Straker Bar Association.
“Winning Trial Strategies”; “Internal Investigations & Compliance”; “Beyond Restrictive Covenants: Protecting Trade Secrets and Confidential Information in Today’s Virtual Workplace”; ABA-CLE, “Depositions in Harassment Cases”; ABA, President’s Showcase “Anatomy of a Sex Harassment Trial”; Judge, ABA National Trial Competition (2013-16).
Michigan State University College of Law, J.D. 1981, cum laude; Michigan State University, B.A. 1976, Accounting; University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Executive Certificate, Mergers and Acquisitions.