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Dennis Devaney

Senior Counsel


500 Woodward Ave
Suite 3500
Detroit, MI 48226
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J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington DC, 1975
M.A., University of Maryland-College Park, College Park, Maryland, 1970
B.A., University of Maryland-College Park, College Park, Maryland, 1968
Court Admissions
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
U.S. District Ct., District of Columbia
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Michigan
U.S. District Ct., S.D. of Illinois
U.S. District Ct., S.D. of Indiana

Dennis Devaney

Senior Counsel

Dennis M. Devaney is Senior Counsel in Clark Hill’s Labor & Employment and International Trade groups based in the firm’s Detroit office. Dennis has over 40 years of experience representing clients in labor and employment disputes, in litigation, and on legislative, regulatory, and international trade matters.  Dennis has served as counsel in arbitration hearings for cases across the United States.  Dennis focuses his practice on traditional labor law, where he has represented a multitude of clients in matters such as, collective bargaining agreement negotiation, unfair labor practice representation, discrimination, administrative law and more.  He has represented clients in matters under the National Labor Relations Act and counsels employers on FMLA, FLSA, ADA, ELCRA and other state and federal laws.  Dennis also assists employers in developing company employee policies.

Dennis is a former board member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and commissioner of the United States International Trade Commission.  He formerly served as a presidential appointee under four presidents.

Michigan State Bar Association
District of Columbia Bar Association
Maryland State Bar Association
Florida Bar Association
Oakland County Bar Association
American Bar Association
College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, Fellow
Michigan Bar Foundation, Fellow
American Employment Law Council