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William E. Pilchak, of Pilchak & Cohen, PC has represented management exclusively in employment issues and litigation since 1984. A former Senior Trial Attorney for the Oakland County Prosecutor's office, Mr. Pilchak has conducted dozens of jury trials in state and federal courts. Mr. Pilchak is a frequent lecturer and author on employment law topics, addressing such groups as staffers and members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, the American Bar Association at its Annual Meeting and National Institutes, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, the Oakland County District Judges Association, and the Michigan Court Administrators Association. He was appointed to the American Bar Association's National Sexual Harassment Mock Trial Defense Team for 1996 and the ABA Mock Trial Faculty for the National Institute for the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1998.
Mr. Pilchak has authored two important scholarly articles, Childhood Sexual Abuse, Borderline Personality Disorder and Sexual Compulsivity/Addiction: A Factor In Sexual Harassment Allegations?, which was presented at the 1997 ABA Annual Meeting and Pounding Square Pegs Into Round Holes- Non-Compete Agreements For Temporary Employees Stand Existing Law On Its Head, which was selected by the American Bar Association's GP Solo Magazine as the ABA’s best Labor and Employment article of 2005. Mr. Pilchak served as editor of the General Counsel's Executive Summary of Employment Law in the 50 States," co-published by The Worklaw® Network, an international association of management-side labor and employment attorneys and the Association of Corporate Counsel.
Mr. Pilchak has been named to “Best Lawyers in <st1:country-region w:st="on">