With a substantial depth and breadth of experience, the industry leading attorneys in Butzel Long's Labor Practice have represented public and private sector employers and multi-employer associations across a wide array of industries in collective bargaining, representational campaigns and elections, unfair labor practice charges, strikes -- including injunction proceedings in both state and federal courts designed to end unlawful strikes or picketing -- wage and hour matters and arbitrations. ??
Butzel Long's expertise is reflected over its long history, having had attorneys who have served on the National Labor Relations Board, including a recent chair of the National Labor Relations Board. Additionally, current Butzel Long attorneys include two past chairs of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar and a past chair of the International Law Section. Six of our attorneys are Fellows of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, an honor available only to those who have, in the eyes of their colleagues, distinguished themselves as outstanding professionals for more than 20 years of practice. Several are listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA and one was voted among Southeast Michigans top 10 business lawyers by Corp! magazine.??
Our attorneys also teach at several law schools and are frequent lecturers to state and national employer and professional organizations and to continuing legal education groups that update other attorneys on labor and employment issues.??
By establishing a synergy with members of the firm's other practice areas, our multi-disciplinary and nationally recognized teams of attorneys are able to represent clients in every aspect of labor and employment issues, including litigation, administrative agency charges, collective bargaining, arbitrations, benefits, non-competes, counseling, advising and training.