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Practice areas


  1. Employment: 70%
    42 years, 800 cases
  2. Construction: 20%
    42 years, 200 cases
  3. Employee Benefits: 10%
    42 years, 174 cases

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  • Cole M. Young

    Frank is one of the most well-known and experienced labor/employment lawyers in the business. It was truly an honor to work with him.


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    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact info

Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC

28411 Northwestern Highway
Suite 500
Southfield, MI, 48034

Detroit, MI



MIActive And In Good Standing198405/14/2016
FLMember in Good Standing197706/19/2016
DCActive 197607/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2009
Who's Who in Americawho's who2009
Who's Who in Industry and Financewho's who2009
Who's Who in the MidwestWho's Who2009
Who's Who in the WorldWho's Who2009
Who's Who in the WorldWho's Who in International Law2009
Who's Who in American LawWho's Who in American Law -Marquis2009
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2009
Top 100 Labor Lawyers in USLRI2006
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderFoster Swift Collins & Smith PC2008 - Present
Senior PartnerDickinson Wright2003 - 2008
Senior PartnerClark Hill1995 - 2003
Senior PartnerHONIGMAN1987 - 1994
Senior AssociateProskauer Rose1979 - 1983
Senior Counsel-General Counsel's OfficeNational Labor Relations Board1975 - 1979
Association namePosition nameDuration
Construction Financial Management AssociationPresident2008 - Present
American Arbitration Associationarbitrator-commercial & construction2008 - Present
American Employment Law CouncilMember1995 - Present
Michigan Food and Beverage AssociationBoard member1988 - Present
Associated General Contractors of AmericaChairman-Labor Lawyers Council2006 - 2008
American Society of EmployersChariman of the Board2003 - 2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Syracuse University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
University of RochesterPolitical Science,EconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1971