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Mamat Appointed to Character and Fitness Committee

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January 20, 2009
Farmington Hills

The Michigan law firm of Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, P.C. is pleased to announce that Frank T. Mamat of the firm’s Farmington Hills office has been appointed to serve on the State Bar District I Character and Fitness Committee. The committee investigates the character and fitness of candidates for admission to the State Bar, pursuant to the Supreme Court Rules concerning the State Bar of Michigan.

Mr. Mamat is one of the nation’s preeminent labor law attorneys, and focuses his practices on complex labor issues, with a special focus on union matters, contract negotiations, unfair labor practice litigation, NLRB practice, organizing attempts by unions, mass picketing and violence, secondary boycotts and pressure, and Federal and State OSHA practice.  Mr. Mamat has served as Senior Counsel to the National Labor Relations Board, General Counsel Office (Enforcement Litigation) in Washington, D.C. (1975-1979). He also served in the Executive Office of the President of the United States Inquiry Comments (1980-1983). He was selected by three U.S. Presidents for the following positions: Federal Judge, U.S. District of Michigan (1986-1988); Assistant Secretary of Labor (1992); Chairman, National Labor Relations Board (2001). He has also authored numerous articles for the American Bar Association, Labor Law Reports - Insight, and many others on various labor law related topics.

He is admitted to practice law in Michigan, Florida, District of Columbia, United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, United States District Court for the District of Columbia, and the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Mr. Mamat is a member of the Federal, American, Detroit, Michigan, Florida, and District of Columbia Bar Associations. He is a graduate of the Syracuse University College of Law and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Rochester.

Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, P.C. is a law firm founded on the 107 year-old tradition of high quality service based on experience, performance and results. With offices in Lansing, Farmington Hills, Grand Rapids, Detroit and Marquette the firm’s attorneys provide general, local and special counsel to businesses and individuals throughout the Midwest.