David A. Lawrence

  • Michigan 1993
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Admitted pro hac vice in Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Tennessee
  • Georgetown University Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems: Certificate of Merit 1989
  • Hillsdale College: B.A. summa cum laude 1990
  • Wayne State University Law School: J.D. 1993
  • Michigan Bar Association; Employment and Labor Law and Litigation Sections
  • American Bar Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Youth travel baseball coach
  • dbusiness Top Lawyers:  2023
  • Michigan Super Lawyers: 2012 – 2016, 2021
  • Super Lawyers Business Edition: 2013
  • Speaker to numerous groups and organizations on the subject of employment law

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(248) 489-8600

DAVID A. LAWRENCE is a shareholder of the firm.  Mr. Lawrence concentrates his practice on civil litigation and employment and labor law. Mr. Lawrence’s trial success includes the third largest Michigan jury verdict of 2007 (Pamela Anton and Cheryl Freeman Snipes v. SBC Global Services, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Case Nos. 01-40198 and 01-40213, affirmed by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Case Nos. 08-1307 and 08-1325).

  • Mr. Lawrence provides both advisory services and litigates matters concerning discrimination, wage/hour and all other employment issues, physician and executive employment agreements, restrictive covenants, business contracts of all types, business torts, complex commercial cases, commissioned sales representatives, shareholder/member disputes, management side labor and occupational safety and health
  • Mr. Lawrence regularly practices before the state and federal trial and appellate courts of Michigan, and several other states as necessary, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Labor Relations Board, Michigan Department of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Labor, Michigan Wage & Hour Division, Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency, Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration