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Pursuing Michigan David Michael Blanchard
David Michael Blanchard

David Michael Blanchard

Employment and Civil Rights Lawyer for Michigan's Workers

18 years of experience

Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Employment Law



Focus: Helping people get back to work, stay at work, fighting wage theft and preventing retaliation and wrongful termination. Blowing the whistle on Medicare fraud and other taxpayer fraud. Legal advice; counseling; trial lawyer. David Blanchard’s job is to take the case to court and fight for the civil rights of human people. David Blanchard is a respected trial lawyer with a reputation for fighting injustices regularly heaped upon honest hard-working individuals and small business owners. He is recognized for his aggressive, goal-oriented advocacy and advice. David Blanchard received his B.A. in political science and a J.D. cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School. David Blanchard primarily practices in the areas of civil rights, commercial and employment litigation, and felony criminal defense. Blanchard handles all employment related matters, from harassment, discrimination or retaliation lawsuits to medical leave, benefits issues and severance negotiations. He appears in both state and federal court, including the Michigan Court of Appeals and the Federal Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. David Blanchard is a past president of the Michigan Employment Lawyers Association and of the Washtenaw Association for Justice. He currently serves on the executive board of the Michigan Association for Justice. He has presented as faculty to the State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Section and to the National Employment Lawyer Association. David Blanchard’s specialties include: Qui tam/False Claims Act, Whistle-blowers, Overtime pay, Sales Commissions, Professional Compensation, Employment Agreements, Non-Compete/Trade Secret Disputes, Retaliation, Discrimination, General Counsel and Advice. View More ›


Credit Cards Accepted Visa - Mastercard

Practice Area

Civil Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law,
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes,
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination,


English: Spoken, Written

Spanish: Spoken

Professional Experience

Blanchard & Walker PLLC
2015 - Current


University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

J.D | Law

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

B.A | Political Science

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor


Faculty/Panelist Midwinter Conference
Michigan State Bar Labor and Employment Section
National Employment Lawyers Association

Professional Associations

Michigan State Bar # 67190



Michigan State Bar  # 67190
Michigan Employment Lawyers Association

Executive Board

2009 - Current

Michigan Employment Lawyers Association
Washtenaw Trial Lawyers Association


2009 - 2011

Washtenaw Trial Lawyers Association
Washtenaw County Bar Association

Co-Chair Labor and Employment Section

2007 - 2009

Washtenaw County Bar Association
National Employment Lawyers Association

Co-Chair New Lawyers Committee

2006 - 2009

National Employment Lawyers Association

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Blanchard & Walker PLLC
221 N Main St Suite 300 Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Telephone: (734) 929-4313

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