Jack Clary

Jack C. Clary practices appellate law, civil litigation, labor & employment law and municipal & governmental law in Grand Rapids

“Employers have more rights than they realize.” 

With 30 years of experience in labor law, employment law and OSHA, Jack Clary knows what it takes to put his clients in the best position to win or otherwise resolve matters most advantageously.  “My overall guiding principal,” Jack states, “is that employers – regardless of size – have vastly more rights and flexibility than they do restrictions if legal compliance is managed well.”   He has represented clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to small proprietorships in a wide range of industries and many, varied public sector employers.  They recognize that Jack has the depth of experience necessary to help them manage ever-changing and increasing labor and employment laws.  And they value his ability to listen well, help cut to the core of a situation efficiently and provide sound and practical advice.

Jack’s experience and expertise have led to multiple published cases and earned him the maximum Pre-eminent designation by the peer review service Martindale-Hubbell.  He has also been a regular presenter at seminars and training programs and contributor to various industry and community newsletters.  An avid sportsman, Jack is active with conservation groups.