Company: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Location: Southfield, Michigan, United States
Frank T. Mamat, Attorney-in-Charge at Barnes & Thornburg LLP, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in labor law.
Driven by his desire to help people and his interest in law, Mr. Mamat has become one of the nation’s preeminent labor law attorneys. His journey began at the National Labor Relations Board and continued at firms such as Proskauer Rose Goetz & Mendelsohn, LLP, Fishman Group, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn and Clark Hill. Over the years, Mr. Mamat has built a strong reputation for being accessible and responsive to his clients, as well as for his deep knowledge of complex labor issues such as union matters, contract negotiations and unfair labor practice litigation. He spent more than four decades of his career utilizing his expertise and garnering experience in various positions with Foster Swift Collins & Smith, P.C. In June 2019, he brought these skills and vast knowledge to his current firm, Barnes & Thornburg LLP, as Attorney-in-Charge.
Some of the highlights of Mr. Mamat’s career include helping to keep the United Nations Union free in the 1970s and helping to draft the Right to Work law in Michigan in 2012. He is also proud to have been selected by three U.S. presidents for positions as a federal judge for the U.S. District of Michigan, assistant secretary of labor and chair of the National Labor Relations Board. He has been named a fellow of the American Bar Association and he holds an AV Preeminent Rating with Martindale-Hubbell. To prepare for his endeavors, Mr. Mamat earned a JD from Syracuse University College of Law in 1974 and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Rochester in 1971. He then became admitted to practice in Michigan, the District of Columbia, Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.
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