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Attorney John T. Below Joins Bodman PLC

By: Bodman PLC

08/27/19

Bodman PLC is pleased to announce that John T. Below, a litigator with more than 25 years of experience resolving labor and employment, banking, and general business disputes, has joined the firm as a member.  

Below will practice in Bodman’s Troy office as a member of the Workplace Law Practice Group and the Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Group. His clients include large employers in the construction and health care industries, regional and national banks, and major manufacturing and industrial companies.

His primary area of expertise is state and federal litigation of employment law matters, including discrimination litigation and arbitrations, wrongful discharge litigation and arbitrations, non-compete and confidentiality agreement litigation, traditional labor matters, and administrative proceedings before the EEOC and MDCR. He also handles complex banking and general commercial litigation involving foreclosures, receiverships, contract and loan disputes, fraud, lender liability, bankruptcy, and complex construction litigation and arbitrations.

Below has been listed since 2014 in Michigan Super Lawyers under Employment and Labor. He is listed in DBusiness Top Lawyers 2014-2017 and 2019 under Labor and Employment Law. He is AV-Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell. He is a frequent author and presenter on employment law and banking litigation topics and provides legal compliance training for management and executive leadership.

He is a member of the Oakland County Bar Association, the Macomb County Bar Association, and the Oakland County Inns of Court program. He is also active with a number of industry organizations including the Michigan Bankers Association, the Community Bankers of Michigan, the Construction Association of Michigan (CAM), and the Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association (MITA). Below has served for more than ten years on the Salvation Army Detroit Metropolitan Advisory Board and for more than 20 years as President of the Creekside Village of Rochester community association.