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Detroit-–-July 25, 2017-–-Detroit-based management side labor and employment law firm Nemeth Law, P.C., is pleased to announce that Heidi Junttila has joined the firm as a senior attorney.
Junttila has a comprehensive background in labor and employment law. Immediately prior to joining Nemeth Law, she worked as an attorney for the City of Detroit, successfully representing the city in civil employment litigation and labor law disputes, including a complex discrimination lawsuit that involved multiple parties. In a separate lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court, following extensive discovery, Junttila prevailed on all claims when Judge Victoria Roberts granted summary judgment in its entirety. In State Court, Ms. Junttila received summary disposition in favor of her client and was granted an award of sanctions for the plaintiff’s frivolous filing.
In addition to litigation, Junttila has experience representing clients in hearings before administrative agencies including the EEOC, MDCR, MERC and PERA. She has worked closely with multiple labor organizations to resolve disputes and has also handled arbitration hearings involving significant monetary and/or policy implications.
Beyond her legal experience, Junttila worked as a project manager for a major automotive company where she managed a multi-million-dollar project budget and implemented planning strategies while working simultaneously with plant management, labor relations and multiple suppliers.
Junttila graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Wayne State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. While earning her undergraduate degree, she was a four-year member of Wayne State University’s Division I Women’s Ice Hockey Team and a recipient of the Presidential Award in 2004 and 2005 for her collegiate athletic and academic achievements. Junttila received her Juris Doctorate from the Wayne State University School of Law. While attending law school full-time, she was a law clerk for a law firm that specialized in complex business disputes and later as a law clerk for a boutique law firm that specialized in labor and employment law.
Junttila is licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan, the U.S. District Courts of Michigan, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan’s Labor and Employment Law and Litigation Sections. Additionally, she is a member of the Labor and Employment and Women in the Law Sections of the DRI, the Voice of the Defense Bar™.
About Nemeth Law, P.C.
Celebrating 25 years in 2017, Nemeth Law specializes in arbitration, mediation, workplace investigations, employment litigation, traditional labor law and management consultation/training for private and public sector employers. It is the largest woman-owned law firm in Michigan to exclusively represent management in the prevention, resolution and litigation of labor and employment disputes.