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Kelsey M.
Dame

  • Associate

When clients encounter problems, I'm adept at quickly determining how best to address questions and handle difficult issues. I also think outside the box to identify potential problems and find ways to prevent them from developing. People tell me I’ve got a talent for innovative thinking and crafting creative solutions, and clients appreciate my personable and responsive approach.

Labor and employment attorney Kelsey Dame navigates employers through challenging situations, provides valuable workplace anti-harassment training and counsels employers on how to avoid litigation. She also defends individuals in criminal matters. From conducting investigations and managing discrimination claims with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR) to preparing for court proceedings, Kelsey works on a variety of cases with speed, accuracy and dedication.

  • Counsels employers regarding charges of discrimination, ADA, FMLA and wage and hour issues.
  • Advises employers on psychiatric disabilities and mental health issues.
  • Prepares employment agreements.
  • Litigates criminal and employment cases.
  • Prepares employer policies and revises employee handbooks for profit and nonprofit organizations.
  • Prepares and revises Title IX policies for both K-12 and higher educational institutions in accordance with 2020 regulations.
  • Regularly trains and educates employees, managers and supervisors on a variety of topics, including discrimination, harassment and diversity and inclusion.
  • Assists criminal defendants through arraignments, plan negotiations and sentencing.
  • Counsels employers regarding charges of discrimination, ADA, FMLA and wage and hour issues.
  • Advises employers on psychiatric disabilities and mental health issues.
  • Prepares employment agreements.
  • Litigates criminal and employment cases.
  • Prepares employer policies and revises employee handbooks for profit and nonprofit organizations.
  • Prepares and revises Title IX policies for both K-12 and higher educational institutions in accordance with 2020 regulations.
  • Regularly trains and educates employees, managers and supervisors on a variety of topics, including discrimination, harassment and diversity and inclusion.
  • Assists criminal defendants through arraignments, plan negotiations and sentencing.
  • Secured dismissals in MDCR and EEOC charges of discrimination.
  • Assisted in a federal jury trial acquittal.
  • Assisted in landmark Michigan Supreme Court case regarding eyewitness identification and police procedures.
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Kelsey M.
Dame

  • Associate
Grand Rapids

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When clients encounter problems, I'm adept at quickly determining how best to address questions and handle difficult issues. I also think outside the box to identify potential problems and find ways to prevent them from developing. People tell me I’ve got a talent for innovative thinking and crafting creative solutions, and clients appreciate my personable and responsive approach.

Labor and employment attorney Kelsey Dame navigates employers through challenging situations, provides valuable workplace anti-harassment training and counsels employers on how to avoid litigation. She also defends individuals in criminal matters. From conducting investigations and managing discrimination claims with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR) to preparing for court proceedings, Kelsey works on a variety of cases with speed, accuracy and dedication.