Clark Hill Attorney Marshall W. Grate to Speak at the American Association of School Personnel Administrators’ 75th Annual Conference

Oct 1, 2013

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Clark Hill Attorney Marshall W. Grate will co-present at the American Association of School Personnel Administrators’ 75th Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX on Friday, October 4, 2013. Grate will speak on the topic, “Using HR Data to Implement Michigan Legislative Changes in Teacher Placement.”

Grate is a Senior Attorney in Clark Hill’s Grand Rapids office where he is a member of the Education and Municipal Law, and Labor and Employment Law practice groups. He specializes his practice in public school law, labor and employment law, municipal corporations, and private sector employers. Grate has broad experience in all labor and employment matters, but focuses on personnel administration, wage and hour issues, employment discrimination (EEOC), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), unfair labor practices, collective bargaining, and labor arbitration.

Grate has published several articles, including, “COBRA’S Requirements for Group Health Plans, Do They Apply in a Strike” and “Binding Arbitrations of Statutory Employment Discrimination Claims”. He has also had several speaking engagements for labor, employment, and school law issues. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Michigan Association of School Board Attorneys.