Dennis M. Devaney has more than 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.
Named among The Best Lawyers in America® for Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management (2006-2023)
Named a Leading Lawyer in Michigan by Leading Lawyers℠ (2022)
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