24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive, Suite D2000
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105
Mr. Wax is a recognized expert in labor, employment and work-place discrimination law. He represents clients regarding all aspects of non-compete, confidentiality and employment agreements, including litigation. His clients include employers, unions and individuals in the private and public sectors. He has maintained a long-standing relationship with the Michigan Education Association, representing teachers in collective bargaining, labor disputes and litigation for over four decades. Harvey is a labor arbitrator and member of the American Arbitration Association’s labor arbitration panel. He serves as an arbitrator of disputes between unions and employers in the public and private sectors and has served as a permanent arbitrator of disputes between the Motor City Casino and its unions. Other clients during his career include the City of Hamtramck, Hamtramck Housing Commission, SMART, Global Titanium, City of Hazel Park, Wayne County Sheriff and the Detroit Baseball Club.
In 1973, Mr. Wax successfully argued to the Michigan Supreme Court that University of Michigan interns and resident physicians had the right to organize and negotiate labor agreements. He wrote an account of the case in Labor Relations in Higher Education in a chapter entitled The Student Employee at the University.
Areas of Practice
• Labor and Employment
• Labor Arbitration
• Labor and Employment Litigation
• Collective Bargaining
• American Arbitration Association (Labor Panel)
• Michigan State Bar Labor and Employment Law Section (Past Chair)
• Governing Board, Labor and Employment Relations Research Association (LERA)
• National Organization of Lawyers for Education Associations
• State Bar of Michigan
• J.D., with distinction, Harvard Law School, 1960
• B.A., University of Michigan, 1957, Phi Beta Kappa