William B. Balke represents management in labor and employment relations and provides employment litigation defense against all types of claims, including:
Often working with utility and retail clients, he appears in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Michigan Department of Civil Rights. He has particular expertise with claims arising under:
Additionally, William handles arbitrations and provides his clients with advice and counseling on a range of employment law issues.
Prior to joining Littler Mendelson, William was a founding shareholder of a law firm in Detroit where he practiced for 13 years. He also worked as an associate and partner at another firm in Detroit.