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Languages Spoken: Greek

Practice Areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
    26 years, 175 cases
  2. Employment & Labor: 50%
    26 years, 175 cases



Hourly ($400-600/hour)

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Contact Info

MGM Grand Detroit

1777 Third Street
Detroit, MI, 48226

MGM Grand Detroit

1777 Third Street
Detroit, MI, 48226-4452



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199108/17/2015
MIActive And In Good Standing198909/02/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
FellowCollege of Labor and Employment Lawyers2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2007
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Vice President, General CounselMGM Grand Detroit2015 - Present
Shareholder, Vice President - DirectorButzel Long, a professional corporation2009 - 2015
Partner/MemberDickinson Wright, PLLC1989 - 2009
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Detroit Metropolitan Bar AssociationMaster, Inns of Court2012 - Present
American Employment Law CouncilN/A2010 - Present
Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association FoundationTrustee2008 - Present
Grosse Pointe Farms City CouncilCouncilman; Fmr. Mayor Pro Tem2001 - Present
Detroit Metropolitan Bar AssociationPast President1989 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
Complying with Employment RegulationsHelping Employers Understand Recent Changes In Employment Law2015
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vanderbilt University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of Michigan, Ann ArborPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1985
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
MICPA Agribusiness ConferenceEmployee or Independent Contractor? Worker Classification Issues2015