Mr. Fishman is the former chair of Bodman PLC's Workplace Law Practice Group. He concentrates his practice in labor law, employment litigation, construction labor law, and employee relations.
Mr. Fishman has more than forty years of experience in all facets of labor and employment law, representing management exclusively. He served as a trial attorney with the Pittsburgh Region of the NLRB, was associated with a large Chicago law firm’s labor and employment practice group, was in-house labor counsel to a Detroit-based Fortune 500 manufacturing business, and headed up his own labor and employment boutique law firm, The Fishman Group, with clients throughout the country.
Mr. Fishman is a frequent speaker to management groups, such as the Society for Human Resource Management, various health care trade groups, construction trade associations, and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, on finding creative, business-oriented solutions to workplace legal problems. The Michigan Chamber of Commerce rates Mr. Fishman “one of the most knowledgeable employment attorneys…a top source for employment law information and…one of the most popular speakers.” Mr. Fishman also serves the Michigan Chamber of Commerce as its Special Labor and Employment Counsel and on the Board of Directors. He writes a regular column for its business magazine, Michigan Forward, on emerging workplace law issues. His forte is improving the workplace through innovative problem solving.