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Welcome

THE FIRM

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

THE PHILOSOPHY

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.

ATTORNEYS

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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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TOPIC OF THE WEEK

BLOG OF THE WEEK

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

Families are not one size fits all and our laws shouldn’t be either. Many families include unmarried partners, extended relatives, and close loved ones who may not share a biological or legal relationship. Unfortunately, our laws have allowed too many families to fall through the cracks. We need to ensure that everyone–no matter what their family looks like–can care for the ones they love without paying an impossible price at work.

–A Better Balance

LIST OF THE WEEK

from Investopedia

LGBTQ+ Pay Gap and Unemployment

  • The LGBTQ+ pay gap refers to the disparity in earned income of typical households across sexual orientation and gender identity.
  • LGBTQ+ communities continue to face discrimination and disparities in income and unemployment.
  • Job protections for LGBTQ+ are new.
  • Laws and court decisions such as the 2020 Bostock v. Clayton County Supreme Court decision affect progress by guaranteeing job protections, but activists say there's still work to do.