Bodman PLC Attorney David M. Hempstead inducted in Wayne Law Alumni Wall of Fame

Bodman PLC is pleased to announce that David M. Hempstead, Member at the Detroit office was inducted into the Wayne State University Law School Alumni Wall of Fame.

The Wayne Law Alumni Wall of Fame Award is the highest honor awarded by the Law School and is given to either alumni who have distinguished themselves by contributions made in their particular field of work or in the betterment of humanity, or to former faculty and staff who have had a significant impact on the Law School.

“No one is more deserving of a spot on Wayne Law’s Wall of Fame than Dave Hempstead,” said Larry R. Shulman, Bodman’s incoming chairman and a long-time colleague and friend of Hempstead. “Dave has been a consummate leader at Bodman and a consummate alumnus of Wayne Law for decades. We are thankful for the close relationship Bodman has with Wayne Law and the central role that Dave played in fostering that relationship.”

In addition to his role as leader of Bodman’s very successful High Net Worth Practice Group and as the firm’s Vice Chairman for many years, Dave has served and continues to serve on many Board of Directors for the non-profit community, including the Detroit Institute of Arts, The Edsel and Eleanor Ford House, Henry Ford Health System, Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan and the Wayne State University Board of Visitors. Hempstead has been a significant contributor to the success of the Law School, serving as co-chair of a recent highly successful capital campaign.

In honor of Hempstead, Bodman established the David M. Hempstead Scholarship Fund at the Wayne State University Law School.  The scholarships are available to incoming Wayne Law students who attended; Detroit public high school, underperforming Michigan high schools, historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions.


About Bodman
Bodman PLC is one of the Midwest’s leading business law firms, providing counsel to the region’s most successful companies and wealthiest individuals on a broad range of issues. Deeply rooted in the communities they serve, Bodman lawyers provide clients with the personal attention of a small firm combined with the talent and knowledge expected of the nation’s leading attorneys. To learn more, visit www.bodmanlaw.com.

 

Nemeth Law founder listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

Patricia Nemeth, founder of Detroit-based management side labor and employment law firm Nemeth Law, P.C., has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019. Nemeth was recognized in the practice areas of Employment Law–Management; Labor Law–Management; and Litigation–Labor and Employment. She has been included on the Best Lawyers’ list since 2010.

Nemeth founded Nemeth Law as a solo practitioner in 1992. The firm is now the largest woman-owned law firm in Michigan to exclusively represent management in the prevention, resolution and litigation of labor and employment disputes.

Nemeth is an arbitrator and a certified mediator for all types of civil litigation, including employment. Her areas of legal expertise include all aspects of traditional labor and employment litigation law, including complex employment investigations and analyses, discrimination/harassment, age, disability, sex, race, whistleblowers, wrongful discharge, union organizing activities and union issues, and multi-party lawsuits.

Nemeth holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctorate and LLM in Labor Law from Wayne State University School of Law. In April 2016, she received a Distinguished Alumni award from the Wayne State University School of Law at its annual Treasure of Detroit celebration, honoring those who have made significant contributions to the practice of law, as well as the growth and success of the Law School. In addition to being included on the Best Lawyers list, Nemeth is a multiple Michigan Super Lawyers and Leading Lawyers honoree. She is an ABA Foundation Fellow and a member of the Michigan, Illinois, Federal and the United States Supreme Court Bar.


About Best Lawyers®
Inclusion in Best Lawyers® is based entirely on peer reviews, using a sophisticated and transparent survey process. The methodology is designed to capture as accurately as possible the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical and legal practice area. More information is available at the Best Lawyers website.

About Nemeth Law, P.C.
Established in 1992, Nemeth Law specializes in arbitration, mediation, workplace investigations, employment litigation, traditional labor law and management consultation/training for private and public sector employers. It is the largest woman-owned law firm in Michigan to exclusively represent management in the prevention, resolution and litigation of labor and employment disputes.

 

Nemeth Law included on U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers 2018 list of “Best Law Firms”

Detroit-based management side labor and employment law firm Nemeth Law, P.C., has again been recognized as a tier-one law firm by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in its 2018 list of “Best Law Firms.”

Nemeth Law is ranked Tier 1 in the metropolitan rankings in the category of employment law – management and labor law management. The metropolitan rankings encompass 185 major U.S. markets.

The “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by the law firms themselves. Clients were asked to provide feedback on firm practice groups, addressing expertise, responsiveness, understanding of business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, and whether they would refer another client to the firm. Lawyers voted on expertise, responsiveness, integrity, cost-effectiveness, whether they would refer a matter to a firm, and whether they consider a firm a worthy competitor.

To be eligible for consideration in “Best Law Firms,” a firm must have at least one attorney listed in the current edition of Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top four percent of practicing attorneys in the US. In August, Patricia Nemeth, founder of Nemeth Law, P.C., was selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018. Nemeth was recognized in the practice areas of Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; and Litigation- Labor and Employment. It was Nemeth’s sixth year on the Best Lawyers’ list. She founded Nemeth Law as a solo practitioner in 1992. The firm is the largest woman-owned law firm in Michigan to exclusively represent management in the prevention, resolution and litigation of labor and employment disputes.

The 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings are available at http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/. More information on the 2018 “Best Law Firms” methodology is available here.


About Nemeth Law, P.C.
Celebrating 25 years in 2017, Nemeth Law specializes in arbitration, mediation, workplace investigations, employment litigation, traditional labor law and management consultation/training for private and public sector employers. It is the largest woman-owned law firm in Michigan to exclusively represent management in the prevention, resolution and litigation of labor and employment disputes.

Nemeth Law founder listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

Patricia Nemeth, founder of Detroit-based management side labor and employment law firm Nemeth Law, P.C., has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018. Nemeth was recognized in the practice areas of Employment Law–Management; Labor Law–Management; and Litigation–Labor and Employment. This is Nemeth’s sixth year on the Best Lawyers’ list.
Nemeth founded Nemeth Law as a solo practitioner in 1992. The firm is now the largest woman-owned law firm in Michigan to exclusively represent management in the prevention, resolution and litigation of labor and employment disputes.

Nemeth is an arbitrator and a certified mediator for all types of civil litigation, including employment. Her areas of legal expertise include all aspects of traditional labor and employment litigation law, including complex employment investigations and analyses, discrimination/harassment, age, disability, sex, race, whistleblowers, wrongful discharge, union organizing activities and union issues, and multi-party lawsuits.

Nemeth holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctorate and LLM in Labor Law from Wayne State University School of Law. In April 2016, she received a Distinguished Alumni award from the Wayne State University School of Law at its annual Treasure of Detroit celebration, honoring those who have made significant contributions to the practice of law, as well as the growth and success of the Law School. Nemeth is an ABA Foundation Fellow and a member of the Michigan, Illinois, Federal and the United States Supreme Court Bar.


About Best Lawyers®
Inclusion in Best Lawyers® is based entirely on peer reviews, using a sophisticated and transparent survey process. The methodology is designed to capture as accurately as possible the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical and legal practice area. More information is available at the Best Lawyers website.

About Nemeth Law, P.C.
Celebrating 25 years in 2017, Nemeth Law specializes in arbitration, mediation, workplace investigations, employment litigation, traditional labor law and management consultation/training for private and public sector employers. It is the largest woman-owned law firm in Michigan to exclusively represent management in the prevention, resolution and litigation of labor and employment disputes.

Nemeth Law founder to receive Wayne State University Law School Distinguished Alumni award

Patricia Nemeth, founder of Detroit-based labor and employment law firm, Nemeth Law, P.C., will be honored with the Distinguished Alumni award by Wayne State University School of Law at the annual Treasure of Detroit on Thursday, April 21, 2016, at the historic Gem Theatre. The Treasure of Detroit, which began in 1998, is Wayne Law’s premier event for honoring those who have made significant contributions to the practice of law, as well as the growth and success of the Law School. In addition to Nemeth, three other alums will be honored with the award.

Nemeth received both a Juris Doctor and Master’s degree in Labor Law (L.L.M.) from Wayne Law. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from the University of Michigan.

An attorney since 1984, Nemeth founded Nemeth Law as a solo practitioner in 1992. The firm is now the largest woman-owned law firm in Michigan to exclusively represent management in the prevention, resolution and litigation of labor and employment disputes. Nemeth specializes in the labor and employment arena as an arbitrator, mediator, investigator, litigator, consultant and negotiator. Her areas of expertise include religious, ethnic and gender discrimination; workplace sexual, race and ethnic harassment; wrongful discharge; union organizing activities; and multi-party lawsuits. Industries served include healthcare, nursing homes, retail, manufacturing, gaming, insurance and government entities. Nemeth serves as a certified mediator for all types of civil litigation matters, including employment. She also serves as an employment arbitrator and commercial arbitrator.

Active in civic and professional activities, Nemeth is a member of the American Bar Association, ADR International Committee; American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Insurance Law Section, Dispute Resolution Section and Litigation Section; and State Bar of Michigan, Labor and Employment Law Section, ADR Section and International Law Section.

She has been a Board Member of the Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit since 2014. Immediately prior, Nemeth served Vice Chair and Executive Board Member of Vista Maria for 12 years. In 2011, she received an award from Vista Maria for Outstanding Board Leadership.

Nemeth’s legal awards are numerous and include Michigan Leading Lawyers, Michigan Super Lawyers, including Super Lawyers Top 25 Women Business Leaders in Michigan and Best Lawyers in America. In 2009, she received the inaugural Michigan Leaders in the Law honor from Michigan Lawyers Weekly.

About Nemeth Law, P.C.
Nemeth Law specializes in arbitration, mediation, workplace investigations, employment litigation, traditional labor law and management consultation/training for private and public sector employers. It is the largest woman-owned law firm in Michigan to exclusively represent management in the prevention, resolution and litigation of labor and employment disputes.