Cartwright Appointed Employment Practice Group Chair

(Grand Rapids, MI – June 10, 2014)  Rhoades McKee announces Mary Ann Cartwright will serve as Chair of the Employment and Labor Practice Group.

Cartwright's primary practice area includes Employment and Labor Law, School and Public Sector Law, Health Care Law and Workers Compensation Law. She represents public, private and non-profit organizations and handles litigation in administrative, state and federal courts.

Her practice involves working with and counseling clients on a frequent basis relative to the following areas of law: EEOC/MDCR complaints and procedures, MIOSHA/OSHA regulations and policy development, DOT regulations, FLSA, FMLA and Department of Labor regulations and development of policies, Affirmative Action Plans (OFCCP compliance), National Labor Relations regulations, HIPAA, Health Care and various other employment and labor related issues as they relate to State and Federal Regulations. She a frequent speaker on all types of labor and employment topics including but not limited to: Sexual Harassment, Family Medical Leave, Union Campaigns, Fair Labor Standards Act, Americans with Disabilities Act and Workers Compensation.

Cartwright is also a board member for the Ottawa County Community Mental Health Organization and the Pine Rest Residential Board.

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Founded in 1960, Rhoades McKee is a West Michigan law firm with over 50 members. We specialize in representing consumers and businesses in a wide range of legal matters, including business, tax and corporate law; real estate, construction and environmental law; labor and employment law; health care law, estate planning and probate law; family law; professional liability and insurance defense; bankruptcy law; and litigation and dispute resolution.