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David Michael Blanchard

Nacht, Roumel, Salvatore, Blanchard & Walker PC
Contact: 734.663.7550
Experience:
Law School: University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Jurisdictions: Michigan
6th Circuit

OVERVIEW

About David Michael Blanchard
David Blanchard is a respected trial lawyer with a reputation for fighting injustices regularly heaped upon honest hard-working individuals and small business owners. He is recognized for his aggressive, goal-oriented advocacy and advice by clients, attorneys and judges.

David Blanchard joined the Ann Arbor law firm of Nacht & Associates in 2004. He is an Ann Arbor native and two-time University of Michigan graduate. He received his B.A. in political science in 1996 and a J.D. cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School in 2003.

David Blanchard came to law school from a successful career as a broadcast journalist, covering local politics and environmental issues in Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County. During Law School, Blanchard focused his studies on international law, constitutional law, and criminal theory. He served as an Executive Articles Editor at the Michigan Journal of International Law. He has interned at the United Nations and worked as a summer associate for a major east coast law firm. He has editorial credits on substantial projects in criminal theory and international law. Blanchard came to the Firm from a federal judicial clerkship with the Honorable Stanley S. Brotman in the District of New Jersey. He joined Nacht & Associates in September of 2004.

David Blanchard primarily practices in the areas of civil rights, commercial and employment litigation, and felony criminal defense. Blanchard handles all employment related matters, from harassment, discrimination or retaliation lawsuits to medical leave, benefits issues or severance negotiations. He appears in both state and federal court, including the Michigan Court of Appeals and the Federal Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

David Blanchard is currently chair of the National Employment Lawyers Association New Lawyers Committee. Blanchard is also active in the Washtenaw County Bar Association, where he serves as Chair of the Labor and Employment Section. He is also Vice-President of the Washtenaw County Trial Lawyers Association.
Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Business Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Consumer Law
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Constitutional Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    • Visa - Mastercard
  • Contingent Fees
    • Where applicable
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    • In depth consultations provided for a fee, employment rights, severance packages, terminations, workplace accommodations, medical leave, wage and overtime claims
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
6th Circuit
Professional Experience
Attorney, Nacht & Associates PC
-Current
Labor and Employment Attorney, Federal Court Litigation, Civil Rights, Employment Rights, Appeals
Law Clerk, Federal District Court
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Law Clerk to the Honorable Stanley S. Brotman, United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey
Education
University of Michigan - Ann ArborJ.DLaw
Honors: J.D. Cum Laude Executive Editor, Michigan Journal of International Law
University of Michigan - Ann ArborB.APolitical Science
Awards
Faculty/Panelist Midwinter Conference, Michigan State Bar Labor and Employment Section
Faculty, National Employment Lawyers Association
Professional Associations
Member, Michigan State Bar
Current
President, Michigan Employment Lawyers Association
-Current
President, Washtenaw Trial Lawyers Association
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Co-Chair Labor and Employment Section, Washtenaw County Bar Association
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Co-Chair New Lawyers Committee, National Employment Lawyers Association
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101 N Main St
Suite 555
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
USA
Telephone: 734.663.7550
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