My practice is concentrated in representing employers and entrepreneurs in all aspects of employment and business law including severance, termination issues, non-compete disputes and in issues involving the protection of proprietary information.
I also represents employers in Fair Labor Standards Act disputes, including those with the Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division. I represent clients in complex commercial litigation regarding these issues at both the trial and appellate levels. A significant portion of my litigation experience has been in business breakups, corporate and partnership dissolutions, securities and shareholder disputes, and related valuation issues. My business litigation experience allows me to consult with business clients to analyze their potential for litigation risk.
I represent a diverse array of clients, including developers in business and real estate transactions, doctors and national retailers as well as entrepreneurs involved in a broad assortment of businesses. He is admitted to practice in both Michigan and Florida. In addition to practicing from the firm's Detroit office, he regularly practices from the firm's Naples, Florida office.
I have argued appellate cases in the Michigan Supreme Court and the Michigan Court of Appeals as well as the United States Courts of Appeals for the Sixth and Seventh Circuits.
I received my Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame and my law degree from the University of Detroit. While there, I served as managing editor of the Michigan Business Law Journal, a publication of the State Bar of Michigan’s Business Law Section.
I am also fluent in the Italian language.