David A. Nacht

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Ann Arbor, MI

NachtLaw, P.C.
 | 101 North Main Street, Suite 555
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone: 888-312-7173
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (30%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%),
  • Intellectual Property (10%),
  • Civil Rights (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney David A. Nacht is the founder and principal of NachtLaw PC in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Mr. Nacht practices in the areas of employment law, business law, civil rights, criminal defense and intellectual property. He handles high-profile employment law matters, representing employees against corporate officers, doctors, sales representatives and other employers in Ann Arbor, Birmingham, Lansing and throughout Michigan.

A licensed attorney since 1992, Mr. Nacht has more than 25 years of experience. He is licensed in Michigan and Ohio and before several federal, bankruptcy and appellate courts. He graduated with honors from Harvard College with a bachelor’s degree and received his law degree from The University of Michigan Law School.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Nacht has litigated matters resulting in significant recoveries for his clients. He has earned membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and an AV Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell. In 2015, he was also named one of the “top lawyers” by Dbusiness magazine.

In addition to his practice, Mr. Nacht has lectured on various legal topics and published articles on employment law, criminal law and ethics. He is a member of the Michigan, Ohio, American and Federal bar associations, as well as the Michigan, Ohio and National employment lawyers’ associations, the Washtenaw County Bar Association, the Ohio Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice.

Mr. Nacht has served in public service and nonprofit roles, as well. He is a former board member of the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority and held leadership positions in Interfaith Hospitality Network at Alpha House and Ozone House in Ann Arbor.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment & Labor (30%): Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law

Business/Corporate (20%): Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%)

Intellectual Property (10%): Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law

Civil Rights (10%): Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Discrimination

Employment Litigation (10%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law, Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Discrimination, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2018

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About David Nacht

Admitted: 1992, Michigan

Professional Webpage: https://www.nachtlaw.com/About/David-Nacht.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell, 2017
  • Top Lawyer's - dbusiness, Detroit's Premier Business Journal, Criminal Defense, 2015
  • Million Dollar Advocate
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, Employment and Labor, 2011-2018
  • Best Lawyer's - Best Law Firm, U.S. News, 2015-2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio Association For Justice, Member
  • Ohio Employment Lawyers Association, Member
  • Michigan Employment Lawyers' Association, Member
  • National Employment Lawyers' Association, Member
  • Michigan Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Michigan, Member
  • Washtenaw County Bar Association, Employment Law Section, Former Chair
  • Ohio
  • Michigan
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Ann Arbor Transportation Authority, Board, 2003-2013
  • Alpha House, Washtenaw County
  • Ozone House, Washtenaw County

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Guest Lecturer, University of Michigan Law School
  • Faculty, American Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • Editor, University of Michigan Law Review, The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Lecturer, Strategy for Settling Cases, Professor Richard Friedman, University of Michigan

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Guest Lecturer, University of Michigan College of Engineering: High Tech Entrepreneurship
  • Guest Lecturer, University of Michigan Law School
  • Lecturer, Employment Law Issues and Technology, State Bar of Michigan, Intellectual Property Section, September 2016
  • Crosby v. Michigan Department of Corrections, a civil jury awarded a judgment of $390,000

Videos:

  • Lawyers for Employees, 2018
  • When your career or job is on the line, we are the firm to see. At Nacht Law in Michigan and Ohio, we succeed with all types of employment-related cases and represent individuals as well as labor organizations from factory workers to teachers to executives in a variety of fields. We represent public and private sector employees, union members, "for-cause", and "at-will." For federal employees we navigate the unique administrative process based on years of experience in this specialized area. Our attorneys have extensive experience litigating: Wrongful termination Discrimination Retaliation Whistleblower Pension Issues Disability (ADA) Unemployment claims Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Breach of contract Wage and overtime Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Harassment and hostile environment claims Severance Negotiations Non-compete Agreements Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) Family Responsibilities Discrimination (FRD) Whether you are seeking sound legal advice and representation for employment rights or a civil rights violation, or prudent solutions for your Michigan business, our experienced lawyers are here to help., Labor and Employment Legal Rights

Educational Background:

  • Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, B.A., Honors: Graduated With Honors, 1987

Industry Groups

  • Education
  • Executive Level C
  • Financial
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical
  • Sales
  • Service
Office Location for David A. Nacht

101 North Main Street
Suite 555
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Phone: 888-312-7173

 

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Last Updated: 10/16/2018

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