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Christopher P. Mazzoli

Member,Troy

T 248-743-6066F 248-743-6002248-743-6066

competitive drive
Languages
  • Spanish
Education
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
  • University of Michigan, with distinction, B.A.
Admissions
  • Michigan
Professional Affiliations
  • Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA)
  • State Bar of Michigan
Overview

Mr. Mazzoli represents management in all areas of labor and employment law. He counsels employers on complying with the law and minimizing litigation. When litigation does occur, he represents employers in federal and state courts, administrative proceedings and arbitrations.

Mr. Mazzoli has successfully obtained summary judgment for employers in several cases. In the area of traditional labor law, he has helped non-union employers avoid unions and unionized employers manage their relationship with their unions, and he has represented employers before the National Labor Relations Board.

For two years, Mr. Mazzoli worked on-site at global Tier-1 automotive supplier Lear Corporation as its employment and labor relations counsel. In that capacity, he advised Lear Corporation on all workplace law issues and managed its outside counsel and employment litigation.

Mr. Mazzoli has presented at seminars on various employment law topics. He provides onsite employment law training in areas such as sexual and other forms of illegal harassment, hiring and firing, and FMLA compliance. He has authored many articles for Bodman's employment newsletter.

Mr. Mazzoli is a member of the Human Resources Committee of the Michigan Bankers Association. He is listed in Michigan Super Lawyers 2010-2017 under Employment & Labor and is listed as a 2018 “Top Lawyer” for Labor and Employment by DBusiness Magazine. He is fluent in Spanish.

Mr. Mazzoli is the author of "U.S. Supreme Court Approves Third Party Retaliation Claims" in Michigan Lawyers Weekly (March 28, 2011) and “Final Revisions to the White Collar Overtime Exemptions are Here (For Now)” in BSI Human Resources Bulletin (Michigan Bankers Association) June 2004.

Honors, Awards, and Recognition
  • DBusiness Magazine "Top Lawyers" 2018, Labor and Employment
  • Michigan Super Lawyers 2010-2017, Employment and Labor
  • Michigan Rising Stars 2008, Employment and Labor
Civic, Cultural, and Community Activities
  • Michigan Bankers Association, Human Resources Committee
Publications
  • Author, "U.S. Supreme Court Approves Third Party Retaliation Claims," Michigan Lawyers Weekly (March 28, 2011)
  • Author, Final Revisions to the White Collar Overtime Exemptions are Here (For Now)," BSI Human Resources Bulletin (June 2004)

 

Practices & Industries Education
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
  • University of Michigan, with distinction, B.A.
Admissions
  • Michigan
Professional Affiliations
  • Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA)
  • State Bar of Michigan