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Labor and Employment Attorney

Dave’s client-centered practice involves a variety of labor and employment issues. He provides practical, confidential ongoing advice and consulting on a number of sensitive and complex labor/employment matters, from problem employee situations to multi-facility collective bargaining negotiations. His representative clients include diverse industries (automotive, manufacturing, transportation and hospitals) throughout the nation. Dave has also served as chair of the firm.

Chambers USA, which ranks top lawyers and law firms, notes Dave’s “particular expertise assisting clients in the automotive and healthcare sectors.” Chambers also included quotes from interviewees who praised him as "very knowledgeable, thoughtful and thorough; he gives very sound counsel." Sources also note him as "accessible and responsive."

For more information, please contact Dave Khorey at 616/336-6618 or



Dean Transportation, Inc. v. National Labor Relations Board, D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Case Nos. 07-1262, 07-1313, 07-1314

NLRB v. Dickinson Press Inc., Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Case Nos. 97-5626, 97-5673

Keeler Die Cast v. NLRB, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Case Nos. 98-5536, 98-5635

Testified before U.S. Senate Labor Committee regarding proposed passage of TEAM Act, 1995


Honors & Recognitions

American College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, fellow

Best Lawyers in America® since 2001

Chambers USA©: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Leader in the field of Labor and Employment

Grand Rapids Magazine's Top Lawyers, Labor and Employment Law, 2020

Leading Lawyers: Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management

Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

Michigan Super Lawyers® since 2006

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association: Section of Labor and Employment Law, Subcommittee on Development of Law under the National Labor Relations Act

Grand Rapids Bar Association: Labor and Employment Law Section

State Bar of Michigan: Labor Relations Law Section, chair, 2004

Community Involvement

Holland Home, Strategic Planning Committee

The Right Place, Board of Directors

News & Publications




Vanderbilt University Law School
Nashville, Tennessee
J.D., 1984

University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana
B.A., 1981

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Court Admissions

  • All Michigan state courts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • United States Supreme Court
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