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Labor and Employment Attorney

Kevin is a member of the Labor and Employment Practice Team. He is experienced in all aspects of labor and employment law and is also a certified mediator and arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association. He counsels clients in day-to-day personnel issues, including employment policies, discrimination laws, wage and hour issues, health and safety, personnel administration, employee handbooks, employee benefits, traditional labor law and employment litigation. His employment practice also includes the negotiation and drafting of employment contracts, and non-competition and confidentiality agreements.

Kevin assists employers in the implementation and application of reductions-in-force, plant shutdowns, or restructuring plans. He has litigated, arbitrated, and mediated numerous cases on behalf of both employers and employees in state and federal courts involving discrimination and other employment-related issues. He has practiced before the NLRB, USDOL, EEOC, OFCCP, OSHA, MERC, MDOL, MDCR, MiOSHA, MESC (UIA) and STC.

Leadership

Honors & Recognitions

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

Michigan Super Lawyers®, 2007 - 2017

Professional Affiliations

American Arbitration Association, certified mediator and arbitrator

American Bar Association: Labor and Employment Law Section; Alternative Dispute Resolution Section

Grand Rapids Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, past chair

Michigan Public Employer Labor Relations Association

State Bar of Michigan

News & Publications

Speaking Engagements

Publications

Education

Stetson University College of Law
Gulfport, Florida
J.D., cum laude, 1979
Stetson Law Review, Member

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
B.G.S., with distinction, 1976

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Court Admissions

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