Robert J. Finkel

Finkel Whitefield Selik
Farmington Hills, MI

Robert J. Finkel is an attorney with more than 40 years of experience in the field of labor and employment law. He is one of the original members of the firm, which was formed in 1984.

During his over 40 years of practice he has negotiated and/or served as labor counsel in hundreds of collective bargaining situations in the states of Michigan, Ohio, Iowa, Illinois, Alabama, California, Maryland, South Dakota, Nevada and Indiana with various international and local labor organizations. Bob also has drafted, analyzed and revised all types of employee handbooks, applications, employment policies and procedures, employment contracts, separation and settlement agreements as well as plant closing and retention agreements.

Bob has lectured extensively on the subject of labor law on behalf of the Institute of Continuing Legal Education, the National Labor Relations Board and American Arbitration Association as well as for various private organizations. He is a member of the Labor Relations Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, Labor and Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association and a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers since 2001.