Mr. Scharg is a member of the Workplace Law Practice Group. He has more than 30 years of experience in the areas of labor law, construction labor law, employment discrimination and employee relations. He has represented employers in collective bargaining, contract arbitrations, 312 arbitrations, wrongful discharge, and discrimination claims.
Mr. Scharg has served as a member of the Governor’s Coalition on Workplace Drug Abuse and has conducted many seminars for management on wrongful discharge, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, handicap discrimination, workplace misconduct, employee relations, remaining union-free, contract negotiations, family leave, and substance abuse testing. Mr. Scharg also contributes articles to professional and business publications regarding employment law issues.
Before joining Bodman, Mr. Scharg was a partner at The Fishman Group, a nationally-recognized law firm that specialized in labor law, employment litigation, and employee relations matters, representing management in the private and public sectors.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Scharg also serves on the Board of Directors of the Frankel Jewish Academy (FJA) in West Bloomfield. He is AV Preeminent® Peer Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed as a "Top Lawyer" for Labor and Employment by DBusiness Magazine.
Honors, Awards, and Recognition
- Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence; Endorsed for High Ethical Standing
- DBusiness Magazine "Top Lawyers" 2010, Labor and Employment
Civic, Cultural, and Community Activities
- Frankel Jewish Academy,Member, Board of Directors
- Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Member, Board of Directors
- 01/18/2018WORKPLACE LAW LOWDOWN | DOL Issues New Guidance On Test For Unpaid Internships
- 11/21/2017WORKPLACE LAW LOWDOWN | Sex Harassment News Should Spark Employer Action
- 11/03/2017WORKPLACE LAW LOWDOWN | Innovation Does Not Succeed Against 56 Year Old Wage-Hour Regulation
- 10/26/2017WORKPLACE LAW LOWDOWN | California Will Bar Employers From Requesting Applicant Salary History
- 10/19/2017WORKPLACE LAW LOWDOWN | Employers Should Exercise Caution When Producing Employee Information
- Wayne State University Law School, J.D., cum laude
- University of Michigan, B.A., with high distinction
- State Bar of Michigan