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Address: 200 Talon Centre Drive, Suite 200, detroit, MI, 48207
Law Firm: Nemeth Law, P.C.
Phone: (313) 567-5921
Fax: (313) 567-5928
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|Areas of Practice||Employment Discrimination|
|Description||Ms. Brouwer practices exclusively in labor and employment law, with particular experience in the defense of lawsuits against employers, including claims of race, age, religion, national origin, gender and disability discrimination, harassment and retaliation, as well as FLSA, FMLA and non-competition suits. She also provides harassment training and conducts discrimination and harassment investigations for employers. She has extensive experience in appearing before administrative agencies, including the EEOC, MDCR, MIOSHA, OSHA and the NLRB. She also appears frequently before the Michigan Court of Appeals and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. HONORS and DISTINCTIONS Best Lawyers in America, Labor Law-Management & Litigation-Labor & Employment, 2021 Leading Lawyers, Employment Management, 2020 DBusiness, Top Lawyer: Appellate Law, 2020 Michigan Super Lawyers, Employment Litigation-Defense, 2019 and 2020 Crain’s Detroit Business, Notable Women In Law, 2019 Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Class of 2018, Women in the Law PUBLICATIONS Pandemic Performance Reviews Pose Challenges for Managers, Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Detroit Legal News and HR.com, August 2020 Is a furlough a kinder, gentler lay-off? Detroit Legal News, April 2020 Weinstein verdict should have employers looking at their sexual harassment policies and practices, Detroit Legal News, February 2020 Company drug use policies predominate Michigan’s recreational marijuana law, Detroit Legal News, November 2019 Making Sure That Your Employment Agreements Mean What They Say: Recent Roadblocks for Mandatory Arbitration Provisions and Shortened Limitations Periods, Michigan Defense Quarterly, Volume 35, No. 4 (2019) Annual Survey of Michigan Employment and Labor Law, Co-author, Wayne Law Review, (2005-2010, 2012, 2014-2015, 2019) ˜Tis the Season .for personal injury claims, Detroit Legal News, November 2018 Kids, These Days, Can Get Away With Filing Lawsuits, Michigan Defense Quarterly, Volume 35, No. 1 (2018) Introducing Nuance to the Whistleblowers’ Protection Action, Michigan Defense Quarterly, Vol. 34, No. 3 (2018) Welcome to the United States! Passport, attorney-client information, and trade secrets, please. Michigan Defense Quarterly, Volume 34, No. 1 (2017) The Disfavoring of Non-Compete Agreements For Low-Income Wage Earners, Michigan Defense Quarterly, Volume 33, No. 2 (2017) The FLSA Changes Are Coming: Business Considerations and Implementation Strategies, Michigan Defense Quarterly, Volume 33, No. 2 (2016) Study Suggests Some Employers May Disfavor Job Seekers Who Disclose a Disability, Michigan Defense Quarterly, Volume 32, No. 3 (2016) Trade-Secrets Litigation under Michigan Law and the New Defend Trade Secrets Act,’ Michigan Defense Quarterly, Volume 33, No. 1 (2016) Investigator Beware: Even Employees with Tangential Roles in Internal Investigations May be Deemed to ˜Oppose’ Discrimination Under Title VII, Employment Law 360, February 2009 Internal Employer Investigation of Discrimination Complaints: Proceed with Caution, Detroit Legal News, February 2009 Recent Interpretations of the Bullard-Plawecki Employee Right to Know Act, LACHES, August 2008 Civil Procedure, 1984 Detroit College of Law Review, Issue 2 (1984) Annual Survey of Michigan Law Contracts, 29 Wayne Law Review, No. 2 (1983) MEDIA and PRESENTATIONS WADL, News NOW, Interview regarding Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Harvey Weinstein and the Coronavirus, March 2020 WWJ Radio Interview regarding business travel due to the Coronavirus Outbreak in China, February 2020 Fox 2 News Interview regarding new laws and trends impacting the workplace, Legalization on sports betting in the workplace-online betting, Discrimination in the workplace. What is appropriate/not appropriate conduct in the workplace, Going along to get along, January 2020 WWJ Radio Interviews regarding holiday parties, November 2019 Fox 2 News Interview, Expert: Pot is legal now, but don’t take it to the holiday work party, November 2019 Emerging Trends in Employment Litigation: Hot Issues in a #MeToo World, Michigan Defense Trial Counsel (MDTC) Annual Meeting and Conference, June 2019 Fox 2 News Interview, ‘Summer jobs: 3 things to know about Michigan law and hiring teens,’ June 2019 Detroit Free Press Interview, New federal overtime rules could boost some pay for some workers, March 2019 Fox 2 News Interview, Details Murky for coming 8000 white collar GM layoffs, January 2019 Lansing State Journal Interview, Recreational Marijuana is Legal, January 2019 Michigan Lawyers Weekly Interview, Supreme Court case empowers employment agreements, June 2018 Michigan Lawyers Weekly Interview, Sidebar on #MeToo and #TimesUp Movements, March 2018 2018 Employment Law Update, Raising the Bar, Nemeth Law, P.C., January 2018 Lansing State Journal Interview, Can You Be Fired For Using Medical Marijuana? November 2017 WWJ Radio Interview, Competing Rights in the Workplace, August 2017 Employer v. Employee Side of Social Media Policy, NADONA 29th Annual Convention and Expo, November 2016 Dealing with the Problem Employee, Raising the Bar, Nemeth Law, P.C., May 2016 Fox 2 News, The Job Shop, What they cannot ask you during a job interview, February 2016 Fox 2 News, The Job Shop, The do’s and don’ts for hosting and attending work-related holiday parties, December 2015 Successfully Defending Unemployment Claims, Raising the Bar, Nemeth Law, P.C., October 2015 Managing Religion in the Workplace: Tattoos, Body Piercings, Headwear,’ Raising the Bar, Nemeth Law, P.C., June 2014 Workplace Violence, Safety, and Security: Risk Assessment and Prevention,’ Michigan HR Day, April 2014 Workplace Violence, Safety, and Security: Risk Assessment and Prevention,’ Raising the Bar, Nemeth Law, P.C., September 2013 Labor and Employment Law Update: Social Media Networking Sites and Employment Related Decisions, Sterling Educational Services, February 2013 Privacy, Social Media and Employment Law in the Workplace, Sterling Educational Services, January 2011 Hiring and Firing in the Current Economy, Sterling Educational Services, November 2009 Identity Theft Issues in the Workplace, Health Care Association of Michigan Annual Convention, September 2007 Advanced FMLA in Michigan, Lorman Educational Services, July 2007 How to Handle Involuntary Terminations Correctly, National Business Institute, September 2006 Hiring and Firing Within the Law, American Society of Employers, 2004-2005 Employment Law Made Easy, Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Conference, November 2005 Hiring Records, Lorman Educational Services, March 2005 Disciplining and Terminating Employees, Health Care Association of Michigan Annual Convention, September 2004 Non-smoking rules in the workplace, Public Television Channel QTV (Delta College), 2004|
Working with Employers to Prevent, Resolve & Litigate Employment Disputes.Nemeth Law, P.C. is an employment litigation and labor relations Firm that works exclusively with employers to prevent, resolve, and litigate employment disputes. It is the largest woman owned law firm representing employers in management, labor and employment law in the State of Michigan. The Firm is certified as a Woman Owned and Woman Controlled Business throu…
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