Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, a national law firm, announced Gregory M. Meihn, Melinda A. Balian, and Matthew T. Wise as partners in the firms Detroit office.
“Their experience and stature in the Detroit community and throughout the state of Michigan will complement the firm’s national platform which continues to serve our clients’ needs throughout the country,” says John Eads, co-managing partner of the Detroit office.
Meihn focuses his transactional and litigation practice in the core areas of employment and education law. He represents and consults with insurance companies, cities, townships, municipalities, schools, and employers on employment and labor issues including but not limited to discipline, harassment, terminations, unions, discrimination, retaliation, unemployment, employment hiring practices, non-competition agreements, and issues involving Michigan Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act, Title VII, ADEA, ADA, and related statutes.
Balian focuses her practice on employment law and litigation. She has assisted numerous organizations in taking a proactive approach in managing the workforce to protect against employment-based claims by establishing policies and procedures to provide employers the maximum legal protections afforded under applicable federal and state laws. She has also litigated numerous matters defending both private and municipal entities against claims involving wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, Michigan Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act, Title VII, ADEA, ADA, Michigan Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act, civil rights claims brought pursuant 42 U.S.C. 1983, prisoner claims, and other related matters.
Wise focuses his primarily litigation-centric practice in the defense of labor and employment disputes and municipal matters. His extensive practice includes experience with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, and the National Labor Relations Board. His employment litigation practice also involves appearance in all phases of litigation regarding claims of discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, employment hiring practices, non-compete and non-solicit agreements, and more.
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