David Michael Blanchard

David Michael Blanchard

Employment and Civil Rights Lawyer for Michigan's Workers
  • Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Employment Law
  • Michigan
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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.

Practice Areas
    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
Additional Practice Areas
  • Constitutional Law
  • Whistleblowers
  • False Claims Act/Qui Tam
Video Conferencing
  • Skype
  • Zoom
  • GoToMeeting
  • WebEx
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa - Mastercard
  • Contingent Fees
    Where applicable
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    In depth consultations provided for a fee, employment rights, severance packages, terminations, workplace accommodations, medical leave, wage and overtime claims
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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6th Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Professional Experience
Blanchard & Walker PLLC
- Current
Nacht & Associates PC
Labor and Employment Attorney, Federal Court Litigation, Civil Rights, Employment Rights, Appeals
Law Clerk
Federal District Court
Law Clerk to the Honorable Stanley S. Brotman, United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey
University of Michigan Law School
J.D | Law
Honors: J.D. Cum Laude Executive Editor, Michigan Journal of International Law
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
B.A | Political Science
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Faculty/Panelist Midwinter Conference
Michigan State Bar Labor and Employment Section
National Employment Lawyers Association
Professional Associations
Michigan State Bar  # 67190
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Michigan Employment Lawyers Association
Executive Board
- Current
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Washtenaw Trial Lawyers Association
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Washtenaw County Bar Association
Co-Chair Labor and Employment Section
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National Employment Lawyers Association
Co-Chair New Lawyers Committee
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Websites & Blogs
Blanchard & Walker
Contact & Map
Blanchard & Walker PLLC
221 N Main St
Suite 300
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Telephone: (734) 929-4313
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed
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