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THE FIRM

David Blanchard and Angela Walker have served Ann Arbor’s employees and business community for over ten years.

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Every client deserves to be heard.

THE PRACTICE

David Blanchard and Angela Walker have worked together for over ten years to provide high quality and timely responses to the emerging legal needs for individuals and businesses in Ann Arbor and Southeast Michigan.

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Angela Walker

Angela Walker provides advice and advocacy for employees facing discrimination at work, fighting a wrongful termination, or being denied compensation and benefits to which they are entitled.

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David Blanchard

David Blanchard focuses on helping people get back to work, stay at work, fighting wage theft, and preventing retaliation and wrongful termination.

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Frances Hollander

Frances Hollander joined Blanchard & Walker in 2018 after working at the Michigan Court of Appeals.   Frances received her B.A. in linguistics from the University of Michigan in 2013. 

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Blanchard & Walker Weekly

TOPIC OF THE WEEK

National Breastfeeding Month and Your Rights at Work

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BLOG OF THE WEEK

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

We’re talking about basic protections like ensuring pregnant women have a stool or a water bottle so they can stay on the job, or that all nursing moms have the time and space they need to pump. We’ve been fighting for years to get these bills across the finish line. …With reproductive rights under attack — and with a formula crisis still putting stress on parents’ shoulders — the very last thing anyone should have to worry about is losing their job because they’re pregnant or nursing.

–Senator Patty Murray

LIST OF THE WEEK

from Pregnant@Work

Breastfeeding discrimination takes many forms, including:

  • denying pumping break requests from workers who are in pain and leaking milk
  • firing them just for asking
  • refusing to provide privacy or safe conditions 
  • crude comments on their body