David Michael Blanchard

Employment and Civil Rights Lawyer for Michigan's Workers
Contact: (734) 929-4313
Law School: University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Jurisdictions: Michigan
6th Circuit


About David Michael Blanchard
Focus: Helping people get back to work, stay at work, fighting wage theft and preventing retaliation and wrongful termination. Blowing the whistle on Medicare fraud and other taxpayer fraud. Legal advice; counseling; trial lawyer. David Blanchard’s job is to take the case to court and fight for the civil rights of human people. 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. David Blanchard received his B.A. in political science and a J.D. cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School. 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 and 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 a past president of the Michigan Employment Lawyers Association and of the Washtenaw Association for Justice. He currently serves on the executive board of the Michigan Association for Justice. He has presented as faculty to the State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Section and to the National Employment Lawyer Association. David Blanchard’s specialties include: Qui tam/False Claims Act, Whistle-blowers, Overtime pay, Sales Commissions, Professional Compensation, Employment Agreements, Non-Compete/Trade Secret Disputes, Retaliation, Discrimination, General Counsel and Advice.
Practice Areas
  • Civil Rights
  • Criminal Law
  • Employment Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Constitutional Law
  • Whistleblowers
  • False Claims Act/Qui Tam
  • 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
6th Circuit
Professional Experience
Partner, Blanchard & Walker PLLC
Attorney, Nacht & Associates PC
Labor and Employment Attorney, Federal Court Litigation, Civil Rights, Employment Rights, Appeals
Law Clerk, Federal District Court
Law Clerk to the Honorable Stanley S. Brotman, United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey
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
Faculty/Panelist Midwinter Conference, Michigan State Bar Labor and Employment Section
Faculty, National Employment Lawyers Association
Professional Associations
Member, Michigan State Bar # 67190
Executive Board, Michigan Employment Lawyers Association
President, Washtenaw Trial Lawyers Association
Co-Chair Labor and Employment Section, Washtenaw County Bar Association
Co-Chair New Lawyers Committee, National Employment Lawyers Association





Blanchard & Walker PLLC
221 N Main St.
Suite 300
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Toll-Free: (734) 929-4313
Telephone: (734) 929-4313
Cell: (734) 929-4313
Blanchard & Walker PLLC
221 N Main St
Suite 300
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Telephone: (734) 929-4313
Cell: (734) 926-8389