DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Brett J. Miller will be a featured speaker during “HR Summit 2017” from 8:30 am. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Troy Community Center. The event is presented by Wilshire Benefits Group.
Miller will discuss disability and other leaves of absence including the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and how to file a disability claim. He also will discuss when an employee loses coverage due to leave of absence, layoff, voluntary or non-voluntary termination.
Miller, Chair of the firm’s Employment Practices’ Liability Insurance Sub-Practice, focuses his practice on labor and employment-law and fair-housing litigation. In addition to representing clients in federal and state court venues, Miller has appeared before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Michigan Department of Civil Rights. Moreover, he has represented clients in labor arbitrations.
Miller is AV® Peer Review Rated by LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell. He was named a Rising Star in 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2014 by Super Lawyers. He was recognized as a Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Up & Coming Lawyer” in 2015. He also was recognized as a Top Lawyer by DBusiness Magazine in 2014.
He has published numerous articles and is a frequent speaker on labor and employment matters. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Michigan Healthcare Human Resources Association, and the MHA Business Advisory Counsel.
Miller earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review and Moot Court Board of Directors.
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