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Kenneth M. Gonko

Employment and labor Attorney at Chesterfield, MI

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  • Licensed for 44 years
    State MI
    Acquired 1979
    Status
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Practice areas
  1. Employment and labor
    70%
    Represents employers exclusively in all matters related to collective bargaining, grievance arbitration, unfair labor practice charges, unionization issues, wage-hour, FMLA, OSHA and wrongful discharge. Licensed to practice before Michigan and federal courts as well as the NLRB, MERC, EEOC and related federal and state agencies.

    44 years, 400 cases

  2. Discrimination
    30%
    Represents employers exclusively in defense of EEOC, Michigan Department of Civil Rights and related litigation concerning discrimination based upon race, age, sex, national origin, religion and disability.

    44 years, 130 cases

Location

Kenneth M. Gonko
55921 Gratiot Ave
Chesterfield, MI, 48051

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AVVO RATING 7.6 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • The Danielson Group, P.C.
  • 2002 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Monaghan, LoPrete, McDonald, Yakima & Grenke
  • 1987 - 2002
  • Attorney
  • Lippett, Wolney & Goldpaugh
  • 1985 - 1987
  • Attorney
  • Gregory, Van Lopik, Moore & Jeakle
  • 1979 - 1985
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Education

  • Macomb Culinary Institute at Macomb Community College
  • Associate Degree in Culinary Arts Summa Cum Laude
  • 2010
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 1979
  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • Bachelor of Arts Magna Cum Laude
  • 1976

Sample of Legal Cases

  • POAM -and- University of Detroit Mercy
  • After a protracted, 4-day hearing, the Arbitrator concluded that the University had just cause to discharge the officer and that the officer was not entitled to reinstatement and back pay.
  • Presbyterian Village of Redford -and- SEIU Healthcare Michigan
  • The arbitrator ruled in favor of the employer, sustained the steward's discharge and denied the grievance.
  • Wayne County Airport Authority, MERC Case No. D09 G-0830
  • Arbitration Award in favor of the Airport Authority and against the union.
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Associations

  • Macomb Symphony Orchestra
  • Board of Directors
  • 2012 - Present
  • Macomb County Bar Association Masters Section
  • 2011 - Present
  • 1st Michhigan Colonial Fife & Drum Corps
  • Treasurer/Board of Directors
  • 2011 - Present
  • State Bar of Michigan, Master Lawyers Section
  • 2010 - Present
  • Macomb County Circuit Court
  • Case Evaluator
  • 2010 - Present
  • State Bar of Michigan, Lawyers and Judges Assistance Committee
  • Commissioner
  • 2009 - Present
  • Macomb County Bar Association Labor & Employment Committee
  • 2008 - Present
  • Michigan Employment Relations Commission
  • Member, Panel of Arbitrators and Fact Finders
  • 1989 - Present
  • State Bar of Michigan, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • 1979 - Present
  • Village of East Harbor/Presbyterian Villages of Michigan
  • Board of Directors
  • 2008 - 2010
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Honors and Awards

  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • Top Attorneys in Michigan
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit
  • dbusiness
  • 2010
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1999
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Publications

  • MCBA Bar Briefs
  • The Employee Free Choice Act: What's Free About It?
  • 2008

Speaking Engagements

  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
  • Act 312 Interest Arbitration in Michigan
  • 2000

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Chesterfield Employment and labor Lawyer Kenneth M. Gonko
Kenneth M. Gonko
Employment and labor Attorney
Chesterfield, MI
Licensed for 44 years