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Barbara Eckert Buchanan Partner

Office
Detroit
Phone
313/481-7317
Fax
313/481-7340
Email
bebuchanan@varnumlaw.com
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Assistant
Regina Romero, 313/481-7319

Employment Litigation Experience

Barbara represents employers before federal and state courts in litigation involving all types of employment and labor claims, including discrimination, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, whistleblower, wage and hour, trade secrets and credentialing of health care professionals. She also represents and advises employers before federal and state administrative agencies in various matters including EEO charges, unfair labor practice charges, and wage and hour complaints.

Barbara's work with health care organizations includes matters involving peer review activities, professional credentialing and discipline.

Additionally, she counsels private and public sector employers in such matters as implementation of employment policies, reductions in force, severance programs and agreements, employment contracts, employee investigations, discipline and termination of union, non-union and highly compensated employees.

Education

  • Santa Clara University School of Law
    Santa Clara, California
    J.D.,
  • University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
    B.A., Economics
  • University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
    B.A., Political Science

Professional Affiliations

  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan
     
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