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  • UPDATE: Court Stays Enforcement of Revived Earned Sick Time Act and Minimum Wage Hike

    August 2, 2022

    Following last month’s decision from the Michigan Court of Claims effectively reinstating Michigan’s Earned Sick Time Act and Improved Workforce Opportunity Wage Act in their pre-amendment, ballot initiative form, the state defendant immediately filed a claim for appeal and moved to stay enforcement of the decision. On July 29, 2022, the Court granted a temporary […]

  • Back to the Future: Michigan Court Revives Paid Sick Leave Requirements and Minimum Wage Hike

    July 22, 2022

    On Tuesday, July 19, 2022, the Michigan Court of Claims ruled that the state legislature acted unconstitutionally when it adopted but then amended two 2018 ballot initiatives providing earned sick leave for most Michigan workers and increasing the minimum wage for all employees, eliminating the sub-minimum wage for tipped workers. In 2018 the Michigan legislature […]

  • Is a National Standard for Data Privacy on the Horizon?

    June 23, 2022

    A key congressional subcommittee begins debate today, June 23, 2022, on legislation leaders are calling the closest Congress has ever come to enacting a national standard for data privacy. As an increasing number of states enact consumer privacy laws, many businesses must comply with seemingly conflicting standards on what information they may collect, what they […]

  • Rhoades McKee Welcomes Neil Kimball and Dan Parmeter

    May 30, 2022

    Rhoades McKee is pleased to announce that attorneys Neil Kimball and Dan Parmeter have joined the law firm as shareholders. Neil Kimball Neil joins Rhoades McKee as a member of the Estate Planning and Administration, Business and Corporate Law, and Real Estate Law Teams. Representing individuals and businesses since 1984, Neil specializes in estate and […]

  • Rhoades McKee Welcomes Laura Kane

    May 26, 2022

    Laura Kane joins Rhoades McKee as an Associate and member of the Litigation Practice Group. Before becoming a lawyer, Kane was a paralegal for 18 years. In this role, she assisted on a wide range of complex matters in several different practice areas in the litigation and corporate departments of a large law firm. In […]

  • Rhoades McKee Welcomes 2022 Summer Associates

    May 24, 2022

    Rhoades McKee is pleased to announce that Colin Bennett, Clayton Burnheimer, and Andrew Guan have joined the firm as summer associates. While at Rhoades McKee, they will have the opportunity to work on multiple projects in over 25 practice areas as well as observe hearings, client mediations, and trials. Colin Bennett is currently attending Indiana […]

  • Jomaa v Prime Healthcare Services-Garden City, LLC & Vasquez v Nugent

    May 10, 2022

    J.R. Poll recently filed amicus curiae briefs on behalf of the Michigan Society for Healthcare Risk Management (MSHRM) in the Michigan Court of Appeals in the matters of Jomaa v Prime Healthcare Services-Garden City, LLC (Docket No. 358209) and Vasquez v Nugent, et al (Docket No. 358134).  The Michigan Court of Appeals has granted leave to appeal […]

  • Rhoades McKee Obtains Emergency Injunctive Relief to Protect Client

    April 26, 2022

    Rhoades McKee attorney Stephen Hulst recently obtained a significant victory for catastrophically injured individuals and their fight to keep the care they need to survive. Stephen Gedda suffered a spinal cord injury in a 2011 auto accident, rendering him a quadriplegic and dependent on a ventilator.  Gedda’s auto insurer, State Farm, paid for the 24/7 […]

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