Burgess Sharp & Golden was proud to sponsor a table at the annual Michigan Association for Justice dinner on May 13th. The attorneys had a great time networking with colleagues who are fighting for justice and hearing an inspirational speech by Tom Perez. Read More
On April 20, 2017, Burgess Sharp & Golden partner Heidi Sharp was a speaker at the ICLE Labor and Employment Law Institute. Heidi presented the EEOC updates with Maria Dwyer of Clark Hill. We are proud Heidi was invited to speak at this prestigious seminar.
Burgess Sharp & Golden partner Heidi Sharp gave a talk at the State Bar of Michigan’s Diversity Luncheon Series: “Balancing Parenthood & Legal Practice Without Dropping the Ball”. Fellow Labor & Employment Law Section members joined her at the Miller Canfield Detroit office for the seminar, which also featured presenters Naomi Oglesby of The Murray Law Group and Kevin Carlson of Kevin M. Carlson, PLLC.
Syeda Davidson is on the board of directors at Affirmations, a community center for LGBTQ+ individuals and allies. One of the programs in which she is an active participant is the Cross the Line (XTL) Youth Workforce Development Program, which empowers LGBTQ+ youth with successful workforce navigation skills. Syeda arms participants with knowledge about employment law so that they know their rights when they enter the workforce.
Attorney Heidi Sharp was recently published in the Michigan Association for Justice Official Blog for an article she wrote regarding the doctrine of Judicial Estoppel, which prevents a party from assuming a legal position in one case and taking a contrary position in a subsequent case. Read the article here:[button open_new_tab=”true” color=”accent-color” hover_text_color_override=”#fff” size=”medium” url=”http://themaj.org/2014/04/14/judicial-estoppel-another-hurdle-in-employment-discrimination-cases/” text=”Launch the Maj Article” color_override=””]