Dykema, a national law firm based in Detroit, announced the addition of Charlotte Garry Carne and Brett M. Gelbord as senior counsel to its labor and employment practice group in the Ann Arbor and Detroit offices, respectively.
“We are extremely excited that Charlotte and Brett have joined our talented L&E roster,” says Ray Bissmeyer, leader of Dykema’s labor and employment practice group. “Their respective experience and industry knowledge enhance our service offerings to clients and augment our already robust bench strength in Michigan.”
Carne’s practice focuses on a wide range of litigation and labor and employment law matters. She provides counseling and advice to management on employment law issues and how to avoid litigation. Carne also has experience handling complex litigation matters and labor negotiations.
She earned a J.D. from the Pepperdine University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.
Gelbord joins Dykema after practicing at Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders for seven years. His practice focuses on providing practical and efficient guidance to employers on all manner of workforce-related issues and representing employers in administrative proceedings and lawsuits at both the state and federal level on issues ranging from claims of employment discrimination and wrongful termination to the enforcement of non-competition agreements and the protection of trade secrets.
He earned a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and bachelor’s degrees from Queens College, City University of New York.