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GaryFealk
E-mail Contact
Phone: (248) 433-8708
Fax: (248) 540-8059

murraylawpc.com
31780 Telegraph Rd., Ste. 200
Bingham Farms, MI 48025-3469

Gary S. Fealk


Specialization
  • Labor & Employment Law

About Gary's Practice

Gary Fealk practices in the areas of labor and employment litigation on behalf of private and public sector employers including cases involving non-competition agreements, discrimination claims, the Fair Labor Standards Act, National Labor Relations Act, OSHA, and ERISA, including multi-employer benefit fund collection actions.  Mr. Fealk also has experience representing employers in collective bargaining, labor arbitrations and administrative proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights and the Michigan Employment Relations Commission.  Mr. Fealk also has extensive experience in designing Affirmative Action Plans.

Education
  • University of Michigan Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1995)
  • Michigan State University (M.L.I.R., Master of Labor & Industrial Relations, 1990)
  • Michigan State University (B.S., 1988)


Major Publications & Speaking Engagements
  • Co-Editor, Michigan Employment Law Letter
  • Author, "Gambling on independent contractor status? Stack the deck in your favor," Michigan Employment Law Letter, July 2017, and HR Hero Line, August 23, 2017
  • Quoted, "Workplace policies: Recognizing the good, the bad, and the ugly," HR Hero Line, January 21, 2015
  • Author, "Don't skip on preservation when arbitrating with a union," Michigan Employment Law Letter, May 2014, and HR Hero Line, July 4, 2014
  • Author, "NLRA covers nonunion employers, too," Michigan Employment Law Letter, November 2013, and HR Hero Line, December 4, 2013
  • Author, "Preserving documentation in case of a lawsuit," Michigan Employment Law Letter, September 2013, and Technology for HR Blog, September 4, 2013
  • Quoted, "Properly Preserving Electronic Records," Technology for HR Blog, July 29, 2011
  • Presenter: "Document, Document: Easy and Effective Ways to Master This Crucial HR Activity", An Interactive HRhero Audio Conference, various dates in 2011
  • Presenter: "Employment Handbooks: Effectively Managing Risk", An Interactive HRhero Audio Conference, various dates in 2010 and 2011
  • Presenter: "Collective Bargaining in Challenging Times", Michigan College & University Professional Association for Human Resources Conference, 2009
  • Author, "Downsizing: Plan ahead to avoid trouble," Michigan Employment Law Letter, September 2008, and HR Hero Line, November 14, 2008
  • Presenter: "Complying with the FLSA", Michigan College & University Professional Association for Human Resources Conference, 2008
  • Presenter: "Weathering Tough Economic Times: Strategies for HR": An Interactive HRhero Audio Conference, April 2008
  • Presenter: FLSA Master Class: Employer's Counsel Network, 2007
  • Presenter: Sixth Circuit Employment Law Update: American Corporation Counsel Association/Eastern District of Michigan Bar Association
  • Guest Lecturer: University of Michigan Law School, Advanced Topics before the NLRB Seminar


Professional Recognition
  • American Jurisprudence Award for Criminal Law
  • American Jurisprudence Award for Trusts and Estates

Admitted to Practice
  • Michigan


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