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Nemeth Burwell Announces Partner Promotion

Detroit, Mich. —March 26, 2013 — Attorneys Patricia Nemeth and Linda Burwell, founding partners of Detroit-based employment law firm Nemeth Burwell, P.C., are pleased to announce Terry Bonnette has been named a partner in the firm. He had been a senior attorney.

Bonnette joined Nemeth Burwell in 2004 after working as a law clerk at the firm. He focuses his practice on labor and employment counseling and litigation, counseling clients on a wide range of contract compliance and regulatory compliance issues, including the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Wage and Hour laws and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Additionally, Bonnette has represented clients in litigation before state and federal courts, administrative agencies and arbitrators.

A prodigious writer and speaker, Bonnette has presented, written, and co-authored articles on a number of employment law topics and workplace trends, including overtime, social media, disabilities, managing contingent and virtual employees, identity theft and wrongful discharge and retaliation.

Bonnette is a Member, State Bar of Michigan, Labor and Employment Law Section and Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, and the American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section and Litigation Section. He is admitted to practice in Michigan and the United States District Courts in the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan.

Prior to joining Nemeth Burwell, Bonnette was an instructor in argumentation, persuasion and speech writing at Bradley University and Eastern Michigan University. He also coached the nationally ranked speech teams at both schools.

Bonnette holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Bradley University, a Master of Science degree from Illinois State University, and a Juris Doctor degree from Wayne State University. While in law school, he was a member of the WSU National Moot Court Team.
About Nemeth Burwell, P.C.: Nemeth Burwell specializes in employment litigation, traditional labor law and management consultation for private and public sector employers. It is the largest women-owned law firm in Michigan to exclusively represent management in the prevention, resolution and litigation of labor and employment disputes.