September 18, 2012, Andrew Baran, Chairman of the Labor & Employment Section of Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C. , was the presenting attorney at the American Society of Employer’s Employment Law Workshop.  This full day workshop will addressed a diverse group of topics in the area of employee relations. Attorney-led panels and specialized breakouts reviewed a number of everyday laws and regulations that impact the employer-employee relationship. Mr. Baran presented:  Accommodations Galore—from Disability, Pregnancy, USERRA, Religion and More and featured during a luncheon “Ask the Lawyers” panel presentation on employee relations topics.

Mr. Baran concentrates his practice in matters relating to employment and commercial disputes, including cases involving breach of contract, discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge, and agreements restricting competition.  He has a broad experience as a counselor and advisor to employers across the Midwest.  He has extensive litigation experience in both federal and state courts and, regularly handles cases before federal and state agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights and the National Labor Regulations Board. He also frequently represents employers in connection with issues relating to labor unions, including elections, contract negotiation and arbitration.

Mr. Baran is a graduate of Harvard University.

Mr. Baran  has  an  “AV”  Peer  Review  Rating  from  Martindale-Hubbell,  the  highest ranking by peers for general ethical standards and legal ability.  He has been recognized as Best Lawyer in America, peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell in 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013.  He was also recognized as “Top Lawyer in Labor & Employment Law” by D-Business and Super Lawyer 2010, 2011 & 2012.