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David R. Radtke

Attorney David Radtke - Michigan Labor & Employment Lawyer

Attorney Profile

Phone: (248) 354-9650

David R. Radtke is a partner in the firm of McKnight, Canzano, Smith, Radtke & Brault, P.C. David has been with MCSRB since 1992. He represents numerous private and public sector unions in litigation, contract negotiations, arbitrations and other matters. David is the General Counsel of the Utility Workers of America, AFL-CIO, a union that represents more than 50,000 members throughout the country. He has also been class counsel in numerous cases on behalf of thousands of retirees in litigation challenging cuts to retiree health care benefits.

David holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Michigan State University and a law degree from Detroit College of Law, where he graduated cum laude. David is a Council Member of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan. He is a Superlawyer. He teaches Labor Law in Wayne State University’s Master’s Program in Employment and Labor Relations. David is also a member of the American Federation of Teachers Local 477. David was a member of the Board of Directors of the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee from 2013 until 2016. David acts as a cooperating attorney for the ACLU of Michigan.

David is a frequent speaker on issues related to negotiations, litigation, the NLRB and labor law matters.

David is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and numerous federal district courts.


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