Angela L. Walker, Attorney
Angela Walker is a shareholder at Nacht, Roumel, Salvatore, Blanchard & Walker, PC (Nacht Law). In addition to litigating employment cases, she provides advice and counseling to employees facing discrimination and harassment at work.
Walker is active in the disability community, and she is passionate about helping employees with disabilities enforce their rights with regard to ADA accommodations, FMLA leave, and employee benefits matters. She represents clients who have chronic or progressive conditions, such as cancer, Multiple Sclerosis, diabetes, and Parkinson's disease. She helps clients understand their options, take strategic action to protect their careers, and enforce their rights under the FMLA, ADA, and other disability discrimination laws.
In addition, Walker provides advice to executives making job transitions, and handles complex severance negotiations for highly-compensated employees. Her other specialties include federal employee representation and representation of professionals in licensing disputes. She also drafts employment policies and handbooks for small business clients.
Walker was selected for the 2013 and 2014 Michigan "Super Lawyers" list in the category of labor and employment law. She has presented at the Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) on drafting employee handbooks. She is also a co-author of ICLE'S How-to-Kit on "Appealing a Denial of Unemployment Insurance Benefits." She often speaks on employment law topics to business owners and community groups.
Throughout her career, Walker has been active in the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, including serving on the board of the WLAM Washtenaw Region from 2006 to 2011. She is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association, the Michigan Employment Lawyers Association, and the Washtenaw County Bar Association's Employment Law Section.
Walker joined Nacht Law shortly after receiving her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School in 2004. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Walker worked for the State Bar of Michigan's Open Justice Commission, where she assisted in coordinating Michigan's first pro-bono project for domestic violence victims. While in law school, she interned at the Maya Angelou Public Charter School, the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, and Legal Services of South Central Michigan.
|Education:||The University of Michigan|
|Admissions:||U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan|
U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
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