Clark Hill Attorney Jeffrey A. Steele to Present at Original Equipment Suppliers Association’s Human Resources Council

Apr 11, 2008

DETROIT , MI – Clark Hill attorney Jeffrey A. Steele will present on April 23, 2008 at OESA’s Human Resources Council in Troy, MI. Mr. Steele will co-present “HR Law and Contract Employees – Presentation and Panel Discussion.” Topics covered include contract employee basics, definitions and implications of independent contractors and contract employees and strategic considerations regarding contract employees (day to day and M&A). For registration and more information please visit www.oesa.org .

Jeffrey A. Steele represents management in all aspects of employment and labor law.  He defends employers in state and federal court actions against age, sex, race, national origin, pregnancy and disability discrimination claims, as well as claims alleging wrongful discharge, First Amendment retaliation, employment torts, negligent hire and retention, and breach of contract.  Mr. Steele also represents management and executives in commercial disputes involving non-competition agreements, trade secret usage and misappropriation, confidentiality agreements, fiduciary duty and sales commissions.

Mr. Steele regularly publishes an annual survey of state and federal employment law for the Michigan State Bar, the Oakland County Bar Association, and the Institute of Continuing Legal Education.  He writes a quarterly column summarizing developments in the Eastern District of Michigan for the Labor and Employment Section of the Michigan State Bar Association and has published seminar papers on arbitration law, non-competition law, public employer speech, direct evidence and sexual harassment law.  He has also lectured on various employment-related matters before entities such as the Labor and Employment Section of the Michigan State Bar Association, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, the Michigan Public Employer Labor Relations Association, the Oakland County Bar Association and the Institute of Continuing Legal Education.

Mr. Steele is a member of the American Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Section and the ABA’s EEO Sub Committee. He is also a member of the Labor and Employment Section of the Michigan State Bar Association and the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association.

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