Attorney Reginald Turner to be Recognized by National Bar Association During 85th Annual Convention in New Orleans

Aug 9, 2010
DETROIT, MI – Clark Hill Attorney Reginald Turner will be recognized for outstanding service to the National Bar Association during its annual convention on August 12, 2010 in New Orleans. The award will be presented by Bar Association President Mavis Thompson.


Turner served as the president of the National Bar Association in 2005. During his term, he led the Association’s response to the Hurricane Katrina disaster, and twice appeared before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to address U.S. Supreme Court nominations.


Turner is a member of Clark Hill’s Labor and Employment Group, and the Government and Public Affairs Group.


Turner is named in the peer review guides The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers®. He is a life fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an honor reserved to less than one percent of lawyers in each state. He was named to Crain's Power Lawyers 2008. In addition to having served as the President of the National Bar, he is also a Past President of the State Bar of Michigan. He serves as Chairman of the American Bar Association Conference of Minority Partners.


Turner has successfully litigated in state and federal civil courts, state and federal administrative tribunals, and grievance and interest arbitrations. His experience includes successful defense of class action cases in state and federal courts. He regularly counsels clients in negotiation, drafting and administration of labor and employment contracts in the private and public sectors. Turner is a member of the labor and employment sections of the American Bar Association, the National Bar Association and the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association. He is certified in arbitration by the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. Turner previously served on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Employers, the American Arbitration Association's Michigan Employment Advisory Council and the State Bar of Michigan's Labor and Employment Section Council.