Van Suilichem Employment & Labor Law
Donald A. Van Suilichem
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DONALD A. VAN SUILICHEM received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree, cum laude, from Western Michigan University in 1972, with his major in Finance. In 1975 he obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Wayne State University. After graduation, Mr. Van Suilichem joined the firm of Clark, Klein & Beaumont in Detroit, Michigan where he was a partner for six years. In 1988 he joined Simpson Moran in Birmingham, Michigan as a partner heading up the labor and employment law department. In June of 1991, Don Van Suilichem formed a new firm devoted solely to representation of management in employment and labor matters. The firm is located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and represents both large and small employers who desire innovative solutions and prompt response.
The Firm specializes in matters involving labor, employment law, and discrimination law. A major portion of the practice has been devoted to litigation of all varieties of employment matters in the federal and state courts throughout the nation. Another portion of the practice is to provide pre-litigation counseling in an effort to avoid the high cost of litigation. “It is less expensive to keep you out of trouble than to get you out of trouble,” is a common theme of the practice. Don Van Suilichem serves on various committees of the State Bar of Michigan and the American Bar Association and is a frequent lecturer and author of a variety of articles on employment law. He has three daughters, eleven grandchildren and lives in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. A second office is in Charlevoix, Michigan to serve the Northern Michigan employers.