Trial lawyers. Representing individuals and employers in employment contract disputes; age, gender, race and disability discrimination claims; sexual harassment clams; public-sector wrongful discharge claims involving Constitutionally-protected civil rights, federal statutes and state civil service statutes; non-payment of wages and sales commission; enforcement of non-compete agreements and other restrictive covenants; misppropriation of trade secrets and other proprietary information; and minority shareholder oppression disputes. Also, representing victims (and their families) of serious personal injuries and wrongful death resulting from automobile, big truck and motocycle accidents, construction accidents, dog bites, medical malpractice and nursing home negligence.
Municipal lawyers. Representing municipalities and businesses in all aspects of municiple/government law, including ordinance enforcement, land use, business development, water and environmental issues, labor & employment relations, and criminal/civil infraction prosecutions.
ADR and Investigations. Because of their experience in representing clients on both sides of the employer/employee battle line, and because of they each have more than 30-years experience litigating against and/or working with plaintiff and defense lawyers - as opposing counsel or as co-counsel - David Kotzian, Donald Gasiorek and Sam Morgan are each frequently tapped to serve as a neutral mediator for facilitative mediations and settlement conferences; or as an arbitrator to resolve/decide disputes; and they are also frequently tapped by parties to conduct independent investigations to assist employers and other decision-makers with reports of illegal discrimination and harassment, employee misconduct, and executive malfeasance.
Van Buren Township; City of Taylor; City of River Rouge; City of Ecorse; Nino Salvaggio International Markets; Midwest Medical Center; Employee Health Insurance Management; Great Expressions Dental Centers; Caracal Office Products; Novi Chamber of Commerce; Western Golf & Country Club.