Education

    • Juris Doctor (J.D.) Wayne State University School of Law
    • Member of Law Review
    • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), English Language and Literature and History- University of Michigan

State Bar Admissions

  • Michigan State Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Licensed to Practice In

  • Michigan 

Kathleen M. Gatti

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Senior Attorney
200 Talon Centre Drive
Suite 200
Detroit, Michigan 48207

T: (313) 567-5921
F: (313) 567-5928

Practice Overview

Ms. Gatti has extensive experience in the defense of administrative and civil claims in front of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Michigan Department of Civil Rights and the Department of Labor. She also spends a significant amount of her practice defending employers in wrongful termination cases; discrimination cases involving allegations of race, gender, age and disability discrimination; FMLA cases and related employment cases in state and federal court. Additionally, Ms. Gatti is experienced in drafting employment policies and procedures, employment manuals and non-compete agreements on behalf of employers as well as conducting investigations and counseling employers on the avoidance of employment disputes.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member, State Bar of Michigan, Labor and Employment Law Section

Community Involvement

  • Grosse Ile PTO
  • Grosse Ile Volunteer Effort
  • Grosse Ile Education Foundation
  • Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Noted Presentations and Publications

Ms. Gatti has presented employment law seminars and participated as a speaker for a variety of groups, including:

  • American Society of Employers (ASE) Hiring and Firing Within the Law, 2007-2012
  • Advanced FMLA in Michigan
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Nemeth Law's Raising the Bar series 

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