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.
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