- University of Kansas Law School, Juris Doctor, 2017
- Business and Commercial Law Certification
- Business Manager and Staff Editor, Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy
- Student Tax Law Association
- Federal Bar Association
- Miami University, Bachelor of Science in Business Economics, 2014
- Minor: Business Legal Studies
- The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) – Labor and Employment Law Advisory Board
- The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) – New Lawyers Advisory Board
- The City of Portage -Park Board Member
- Kalamazoo Institute of Arts -Business Associate Sponsor
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
- Federal Bar Association
- State Bar of Michigan
- Labor and Employment Law, Litigation, and Young Lawyers Sections
- Kalamazoo County Bar Association
- Young Lawyers Section
- Society for Human Resource Management
- Kalamazoo HR Management Association
Tom Cedoz is an associate in the firm’s business and employment practice groups. A zealous and persuasive attorney, when Tom takes on a case, he is always prepared to go the extra mile.
After receiving a business degree from Miami University, Tom pursued his Juris Doctor at the University of Kansas School of Law on a full-tuition scholarship. While concentrating in business and commercial law, he also served as the business manager and staff editor for the Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy and participated in the Student Tax Law Association. He also clerked and interned with in-house legal departments, gaining real-world insights into the diverse needs of corporate organizations.
Before joining Kreis Enderle, Tom practiced in the Detroit area, representing clients in shareholder disputes and oppression actions, corporate collections, and other commercial litigation, as well as business transactions and ERISA and tax compliance matters
Tom has earned a reputation for his knowledge, honesty, and work ethic. Regardless of the scope or complexity of the problem, he finds a creative and appropriate solution. Whether it is counseling employers to avoid and manage risk or zealously advocating for businesses and individuals in the courtroom, Tom is equally committed to understanding his client’s goals and helping them meet their goals and objectives.
Posts by or including Thomas Cedoz
Does the WARN Act Apply to Michigan Employers Affected by the COVID-19 Emergency?
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Department of Labor Provides Guidance on Families First Coronavirus Response Act
On March 24, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its first guidance related to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Besides these … Continue Reading
Michigan Governor Whitmer Signs “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order
To help flatten the curve of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order today, directing all Michigan … Continue Reading
Department of Labor COVID-19 Issues Guidance on Wage-Related Employment Problems
In response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued guidance to help employers deal with related wage and overtime issues … Continue Reading
Avoiding a Jingle Bell Wreck: Holiday Party Best Practices for Employers
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Proposed Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Changes May Offer Greater Opportunities and Lower Risks for Physicians
As part of their self-described efforts “to modernize and clarify the regulations that interpret the Physician Self-Referral Law (the ‘Stark Law’) and the Federal Anti-Kickback … Continue Reading
Firing for “Potential Future Disability” Isn’t Discrimination Under the ADA, Federal Court Rules
The future is not now when it comes to employment discrimination under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), at least according to the U.S. Court … Continue Reading
Employer Alert: You’re Not Done With Your EEO-1 — Additional Report Due By Sept. 30.
Business owners who must submit an annual EEO-1 report to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) may have put this time-consuming obligation out of their … Continue Reading
How to Manage the ADA Interactive Process for Employers
When it comes to providing reasonable accommodation for an employee or job applicant under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the journey can be just … Continue Reading
Business Alert: Consequences of Not Having an Employee Electronic Use Policy
Your company’s computers, network, data, and other information technology systems form the critical infrastructure that allows your employees to do their jobs and facilitate your … Continue Reading
Can Telecommuting Be a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA?
If your company allows employees to take conference calls in their pajamas, prepare reports from their breakfast nooks, or respond to emails while doing laundry, … Continue Reading
U.S. Supreme Court to Resolve Transgender Employment Discrimination Debate
Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, employers cannot discriminate against workers based on gender, race, religion, national origin, and other protected … Continue Reading
New Laws Are Coming. Is Your Employee Handbook Up-to-Date?
Many employers are scrambling to adjust their internal policies and handbooks to comply with the new Michigan Paid Sick Leave Act, the requirements of which … Continue Reading
Misconceptions About Employee Pay for Meal Break and Rest Periods
You may not realize that in Michigan, most employers are not legally required to allow workers either paid or unpaid meal breaks or rest periods. … Continue Reading