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John P. Hergt

Wrongful termination Attorney at Detroit, MI

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Practice areas
  1. Contracts and agreements

    43 years, 100 cases

  2. Wrongful termination

    43 years, 1,000 cases

  3. Employment and labor

    43 years, 1,000 cases

  4. Discrimination

    43 years, 1,000 cases

  5. Sexual harassment

    38 years, 125 cases

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)..   

Licensed for 42 years
State MI
Status Active in Good Standing
Acquired 1980
Updated 02/23/2023

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Work Experience

  • 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
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  • Michigan State University, Detroit College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1979
  • Michigan State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1976


  • Michigan Bar Association
  • labor law section
  • 1985 - Present
  • Mediation Tribunal Association
  • mediator plaintiffs representative
  • 1985 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • member
  • 2014 - 2015

Speaking Engagements

  • ABA California Seminar
  • Wrongful Discharge Employee Hanbooks
  • 1988
  • seminar
  • Wrongful Discharge
  • 1985
  • ICLE Seminar
  • Toussaint employee handbooks
  • 1981

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Detroit Wrongful termination Lawyer John P. Hergt
John P. Hergt
Wrongful termination Attorney
Detroit, MI
Licensed for 42 years