Labor & Employment - Michigan
THE FIRM Butzel Long has a multiservice labor and employment group, with particular expertise in the areas of wage and hour, noncompete, whistle-blowing and employment issues relating to higher education institutions. Its client roster encompasses a considerable number of governmental entities, universities, automotive suppliers and healthcare providers. Recent work highlights include representing the City of Detroit in an unfair labor practice proceeding.
Sources say: "They understand their clients' needs and how we would like our cases to be handled."
KEY INDIVIDUALS John Hancock is a collective bargaining and union avoidance specialist. Clients report that "he has an ability to work within the complex areas of labor law and the practical realities of labor relations."
Robert Boonin is an expert in wage and hour defense. Clients value his detailed understanding of the labor relations market, observing that "he knows the field inside and out."
Clients appreciate the fact that Daniel Tukel is "very thorough in preparing his cases" and "very responsive." His practice focuses on employment litigation and counseling, in addition to traditional labor matters.