I have served as a case evaluator (plaintiff representative) for the Wayne County Mediation Tribunal since 1985 and have been on its employment panel since it was created. I have been a speaker for the ICLE (Institute of Continuing Legal Education) and the Insurance Law Section of the American Bar Association on the subject of wrongful discharge. I have litigated employment cases in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Missouri, New York, Florida, South Carolina, California and Nebraska. and have argued in the 6th, 3rd, and 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. I along with my partner Rudy Huizenga have litigated several group actions under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and lobbied Congress for the passage of the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBA)..
|MI||Active And In Good Standing||1980||06/20/2021|
|Attorney||U.S. District Court, Eastern District Of Michigan||1980 - Present|
|Attorney||U.S. Court Of Appeals 6th Circuit||1980 - Present|
|Attorney||U.S. Court Of Appeals, 8th Circuit||1980 - Present|
|Attorney||U.S. District Court Western District Of Michigan||1980 - Present|
|Managing Partner||Huizenga & Hergt P.C.||1980 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Michigan Bar Association||labor law section||1985 - Present|
|Mediation Tribunal Association||mediator plaintiffs representative||1985 - Present|
|American Bar Association||member||2014 - 2015|
|Michigan State University, Detroit College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1979|
|Michigan State University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1976|
|ABA California Seminar||Wrongful Discharge Employee Hanbooks||1988|
|ICLE Seminar||Toussaint employee handbooks||1981|
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