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Stephen R. Gee


Grand Rapids

200 Ottawa NW
Suite 500
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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J.D., cum laude, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, 2014
B.B.A., with high distinction, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
State Bar Licenses
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of Illinois
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Michigan

Stephen R. Gee


Stephen R. Gee represents a diverse group of clients operating in both union and non-union environments including long-term care facilities, hospitals, assisted living communities, construction companies, automotive parts suppliers, restaurants, school districts, non-profit organizations, municipalities, and corporations. Stephen has significant experience:

  • Resolving day-to-day employment and labor issues including FMLA, ADA, Title VII, wage and hour compliance, employee disciplines, termination, grievances, unemployment insurance, and investigations
  • Drafting streamlined multi-state employment policies, as well as confidentiality, non-competition, and non-solicitation agreements
  • Advising construction companies on how to comply with state and federal prevailing wage laws
  • Defending employers before the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Michigan Employment Relations Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, and state and federal courts
  • Defending employers in complex wage and hour class action litigation and has represented employers in discharge arbitrations

Prior to joining Clark Hill, Stephen gained a wide range of labor and employment law experience working at management-side firms in Chicago, Illinois.

Stephen graduated cum laude from Chicago-Kent College of Law. He served on the Chicago-Kent Law Review Executive Board and was a Student Editor on the Employee Rights & Employment Policy Journal. Stephen's law review note, "The 'Moral Hazards' of Title VII's Religious Accommodation Doctrine," was published in Volume 89 of the Chicago-Kent Law Review.

Prior to law school, Stephen worked in marketing for two years after attaining a Bachelors of Business Administration with High Distinction from the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

2014 American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence
American Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association