Gregory M. Meihn is a Partner in the Detroit office of GRSM and is a member of the Employment Law practice group. He focuses his transactional and litigation practice in the core areas of Employment and Education Law. He also has an active Construction Law practice.
Mr. Meihn represents and consults with insurance companies, cities, townships, municipalities, schools, and employers on employment and labor issues including but not limited to discipline, harassment, terminations, unions, discrimination, retaliation, unemployment, employment hiring practices, non-competition agreements, and issues involving Michigan Elliott Larsen Civil Rights Act, Title VII, ADEA, ADA, and related statutes. Mr. Meihn represents his clients before all Michigan Federal and State Courts, American Arbitration Association, FINRA, Michigan Employment Security Commission, National Labor Relations Board, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Michigan Department of Civil Rights, and Michigan Employment Relations Commission. He represents his clients on appeals to the Michigan Court of Appeals, Michigan Supreme Court, the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Indeed, recently Mr. Meihn successfully defeated a writ of certiorari before the U.S. Supreme Court on a religious discrimination claim.
In addition to his successful employment and labor practice, Mr. Meihn represents insurance companies, residential and commercial construction companies, rock crushing operators, and construction supply companies with regard to public jobs, bonded jobs, federal and state compliance issues, mold defense, construction defect, defective products, third party claims, Michigan Builders Trust Fund Act claims, and related matters.
Mr. Meihn’s trial experience is significant as he has litigated through trial and/or Arbitration in excess of 66 matters (bench and jury) relating to employment and labor and construction defect claims.
Mr. Meihn is well respected in Michigan by judges and fellow lawyers and was recently accorded the status of “Master Litigator” by the American Inns of Court. Mr. Meihn has frequently been asked to author articles for Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Corp Magazine, and other publications and has appeared on ABC World News, ABC 12 News, WWJ regarding recent topical issues involving employment and labor issues.
Additionally, Mr. Meihn was recognized by Lawyers Weekly as its 2009 21st Century Innovator of the Year for the Employment Connection Program he co-created. This program allows employers and businesses direct and immediate access to lawyers who promptly answer employment and business questions. The program allows employers to make good decisions quickly and, thereby, reduce the potential for litigation. The Employment Connection Program is now operative in 38 states.
Additionally, because of Mr. Meihn’s reputation in the legal community, he was appointed to the State Bar of Michigan Professional Ethics Committee.
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
The Federal Trial Bar for the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
U.S. Supreme Court
Pro hac, State and Federal Courts in Arizona
American Association of Trial Lawyers
American Bar Association
American Inns of Court-Flint Chapter
Board of Directors, Ferndale Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors, Ferndale Downtown Development
Genesee County Bar Association
Master Attorney, Centennial Inns of Court
Michigan Defense Trial Association
Michigan Nature Association
Michigan Professional Ethics Committee
Professional Ethics Committee – DRI
Society of Human Resource Management
State Bar of Michigan-Environmental Law Section
State Bar of Michigan-Labor-Employment Law Section
U.S. Navy Museum, Pensacola, Florida
Westland Rotary Club
Mr. Meihn is the founding member of Friends of Isle Royale as well as a member of the U.S. Navy Museum in Pensacola, Florida, the Michigan Nature Association, and the Michigan United Conservation Club.
He provides general representation to Michigan Nature's Association, Abilities First Charitable Organization, and Pontiac Battered Women's Shelter.