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Darcie R. Brault

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Partner
Phone: (248) 354-9650
Email: dbrault@michworkerlaw.com
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Darcie R. Brault joined the firm as a partner in 2012. Darcie graduated with a Bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Michigan in 1987. She received a Juris Doctor degree from Wayne State University in 1990. She has been a member of the Michigan State Bar since 1990 and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and federal district courts in Michigan.

Darcie practices in all aspects of state and federal employment litigation, including appellate advocacy. She primarily represents workers and has particular expertise in Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) litigation and multi-plaintiff litigation. She has achieved million dollar and multi-million dollar judgments in single plaintiff and class action claims. Through her advocacy, Darcie has helped shape the state and federal law in cases such as Stokan v. Domino’s Pizza (Washtenaw County Circuit Court), Grace v. USCAR 2008 U.S. App. LEXIS 6192, Wojan v. Alcon Labs., Inc. 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 69576, FedEx Ground Package Systems litigation and Caudill v. Sears Transition Pay Plan, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 52053.

Darcie is a case evaluator for Wayne and Oakland Counties and an arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association. Darcie is also a former chairperson of the State Bar of Michigan’s Labor and Employment Law Section and currently serves on the Judicial Qualifications Committee for the State Bar of Michigan.

Darcie is “AV Preeminent” rated by Martindale-Hubbell, listed in “The Best Lawyers in America,” “Crain’s Detroit Area’s top Lawyers,” “Michigan Super Lawyers,” and as one of the “Top 50 Women Lawyers in Michigan.”

Darcie has lectured on topics such as FMLA litigation, ERISA class action litigation, application of evidence rules to new technology, caregiver discrimination, retaliation, employment law for workers’ compensation attorneys and joint and successor liability.

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