Labor Law Section: Mid-Winter Meeting & Distinguished Service Award

When:  Jan 20, 2017

At the Historic Detroit Athletic Club, Downtown Detroit
241 Madison Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226

Register: online or by mail/fax form PDF
Registration deadline is January 17, 2017

Agenda (Business Attire*)
1:00–1:30 p.m.    Registration

1:30–3:30 p.m.    Update Rally    

  • MERC Update – Erin M. Hopper, White, Schneider, Young & Chiodini, PC (Okemos)
  • NLRB Update – Dennis M. Devaney, Varnum, LLP (Novi)
  • EEO Update – Maria F. Dwyer, Clark Hill (Detroit)
  • FMLA, FLSA, and WPA Update – Sarah S. Prescott, Salvatore, Prescott & Porter (Northville)

3:30–3:45 p.m.    Break

3:45–5:30 p.m.    Panel discussion on “Ethical Obligations in the Digital Era” featuring National Employment Law Institute contributor Dennis P. Duffy, Baker & Hostetler, LLP (Houston, TX),  Moderated by Adam S. Forman, Epstein Becker Green (Detroit)

5:30–7:00 p.m.    Reception and Cocktails

7:00–8:30 p.m.    Dinner and Presentation of Distinguished Service Award

                            The Distinguished Service Award is being presented to David B. Calzone and Michael L. Pitt.

8:30 p.m.    Afterglow

The NLRB Practice and Procedure meeting will also take place at the DAC on January 20, 2017 from 12:00-1:00 p.m.

* The DAC does not permit t-shirts or denim to be worn in its facility at anytime.

Complimentary self-parking at the DAC garage is being provided by the LELS.  Please tell the attendant that you are with the State Bar Labor and Employment Law Section Meeting. The DAC is located at 241 Madison Avenue (between Randolph and John R). 

Contact the DAC directly at (313) 963-9200 to receive a discounted room rate. The number of reserved rooms is limited.  When reserving a room at the DAC, ask for the special rate for the State Bar Labor and Employment Law Section.  Rooms may also be available at the nearby Hilton Garden Inn, (313) 967-0908.

The Distinguished Service Award will be conferred upon an individual who has met the qualifications described below for a period of twenty years or more. The award honors a lawyer who has demonstrated, through long performance related to the practice of labor and employment law, that he or she meets the following criteria:

  • Has made major contributions to the practice of labor and employment law
  • Reflects the highest ethical principles, including principles of civility and professionalism
  • Has advanced the development of labor and employment law
  • Has a long-established commitment to excellence
  • Is recognized and respected by constituents in the labor and employment community

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Detroit Athletic Club
241 Madison Avenue
Detroit, MI