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Gregory J. Ridella

Employment and labor Attorney at Detroit, MI

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 45 years
    State MI
    Acquired 1978
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About Gregory

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Formerly an in-house employment law attorney with Chrysler for 33 years, I am presently with Eastman & Smith Ltd, a business law firm, working in the firm's Detroit, Michigan office.   During my career, I have provided legal advice and counsel on matters pertaining to:

  

  • hiring and downsizing the workforce
  • employee discipline
  • diversity and affirmative action planning
  • privacy and security
  • human resource policies and procedures 
  • performance evaluations
  • EEO and non-discrimination compliance
  • employment, separation, consultant and employee benefit provider agreements
  • pension and welfare plan administration
  • compensation programs and pay practices
  • civil rights agency claims and agency audits
  • labor negotiations
  • litigation in federal and state courts

Location

Eastman & Smith Ltd
The Ford Building
615 Griswold St., Suite 1305
Detroit, MI, 48226-4518

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Posted by Lisa | October 8, 2015
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| Consulted Attorney
Employment/Labor
Greg is an excellent attorney. He is comprehensive, a good listener, trustworthy, and clearly understands and is knowledgeable of employment/labor practices. I highly recommend his services and expertise.

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AVVO RATING 7.2 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Of Counsel
  • Eastman & Smith, Attorneys At Law
  • 2014 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Chrysler Group, LLC
  • 1980 - 2014
  • Attorney
  • Counard, Kevelighan & Van Houten, P.C.
  • 1979 - 1980
  • Attorney
  • Stalberg & Bean
  • 1978 - 1979
  • Legal Intern
  • Bolanowski, Brennan, O'Toole & Long P.C.
  • 1977 - 1978
  • Legal Intern
  • Levine & Benjamin P.C.
  • 1976 - 1977
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Education

  • Wayne State University Law School
  • Juris Doctor
  • 1978
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1975

Associations

  • Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Downtown Detroit Partnership
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Riverfront Condomniums
  • Chairman - Residents Committee
  • 2014 - Present
  • Ss. Peter and Paul Jesuit Church
  • Parishioner
  • 2012 - Present
  • Michigan State Bar Foundation
  • Life Fellow
  • 1996 - Present
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Member
  • 1978 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1978 - 1981
  • Wayne State University Law School Law Review
  • Member/Contributing Author
  • 1977 - 1978
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Procurement & Supply Vice-President's Award
  • Chrysler
  • 1989
  • Samuel Schwartz Memorial Prize
  • Wayne State University Law School
  • 1979

Publications

  • Wayne Law Review
  • Labor Law - Secondary Boycotts - The Construction Industry and the Status of the Right to Control Test
  • 1978

Speaking Engagements

  • Numerous Chrysler Employee Training Events
  • Employment Law
  • 2014

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Detroit Employment and labor Lawyer Gregory J. Ridella
Gregory J. Ridella
Employment and labor Attorney
Detroit, MI
Licensed for 45 years