Robert A. Dubault, a partner at Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, has been named chair of the Firm's Employment and Labor Law Group.
Dubault, who joined the Firm in 1995, will lead the efforts of Warner's 20-member labor law group, which offers comprehensive legal services in a wide variety of employment areas, including union avoidance, collective bargaining negotiations, employment discrimination and harassment claims, wrongful discharge, immigration and workers' compensation, occupational safety and health compliance and other related issues.
Dubault concentrates his practice in employment and labor law. He also serves as a member of the Firm's Task Force on HIPAA, or Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. He practices in the Firm's Muskegon office.
Active in the community, he serves on the personnel committee of the Muskegon Child Abuse Council and is past chairman of the Lakeshore Lung Society Board of Directors and former secretary of the West Shore Symphony Orchestra. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan and the Muskegon Bar Association.
A native of Muskegon, Dubault holds a bachelor's degree summa cum laude from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant and an MBA from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo. He received his doctor of jurisprudence, magna cum laude, from the Indiana University School of Law in Bloomington, where he was a senior managing editor of the Indiana Law Journal and Order of the Coif.
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Warner Norcross & Judd LLP is one of Michigan's leading providers of legal services with more than 180 attorneys in four Michigan offices located in Grand Rapids, Metro Detroit, Holland and Muskegon. For the third consecutive year, Warner Norcross was named the best corporate law firm in West Michigan by Corporate Board Member magazine. More than 40 percent of the Firm's partners are listed in the 2005-2006 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a greater percentage than any other large law firm in Michigan. Warner Norcross has been recognized as a national leader in client service among law firms by BTI Consulting, as one of West Michigan's 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For and as the best law firm in Grand Rapids by a Grand Rapids Magazine reader survey. The Firm represents local, statewide, regional, national and international clients in all areas of business and civil law.