Clark Hill Attorney John Gierak Elected as Fellow to the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
Clark Hill attorney John L. Gierak has been elected as a Fellow to the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Election as a Fellow is the highest recognition by ones’ colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence. The twenty-fourth induction ceremony will be held coincident with the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section’s Continuing Legal Education Conference on November 9, 2019, in New Orleans, LA.
The College was established in 1995 through an initiative of the Council of The Section of Labor and Employment Law of the American Bar Association. It operates as a free-standing, non-profit organization recognizing those who, by long and outstanding service, have distinguished themselves as leaders in the field of labor and employment law, individual rights, collective bargaining, and dispute resolution.
Gierak chairs Clark Hill’s Education and Municipal Practice Group. He represents public and private employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including contract negotiations, as well as acting as general counsel to public school districts. Gierak has been named in the peer review guides of Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers®, and DBusiness Top Lawyers. He is a charter member and past president of the Michigan Council of School Attorneys.
Tea & Tidbits: Benefits Strategies for Small Employers
June’s discussion will center around benefit strategies for start-ups or employers who are small and aren’t sure if they can offer benefits at all.
Clark Hill Adds Richard Tye and Matthew Lovell to Tax & Estate Planning Practice in San Antonio
Their practice will focus on comprehensive estate, tax, and business planning strategies constructed to maximize wealth accumulation for clients and their future generations.
EEOC Issues New LGBTQ+ Resources
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is observing LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County, by releasing new resources to educate employers about the rights of applicants and workers to be free from sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination.