Jesse L. Young

Senior Shareholder
(248) 746-4030

Jesse Young fights for the rights of employees involved in wage and overtime disputes and other workplace issues.

Employees deserve a fair day's pay for a fair day's work.

I've spent my entire career fighting to make sure employees are properly compensated.

A Trusted Authority
Honors & Awards
  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Go To Lawyers” for Employment Law, 2021
  • Super Lawyers, 2020 to present
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2012 to 2019
  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Up & Coming Lawyers,” 2014
Seminars, Lectures, & Published Works
  • Speaker, “FLSA Update,” Annual Labor & Employment Law Institute, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Plymouth, MI (2016 to present)
  • Co-Presenter, “COVID-19 Liability Issues in the Workplace,” Michigan Small Business Development Center Webinar (2020)
  • Panelist, “Navigating Employee Compensation Issues,” Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Ann Arbor, MI (2019)
  • Panelist, 2017 FLSA Developments, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Speaker, 2017 FLSA Update, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 42nd Annual Labor & Employment Law Institute Seminar, Plymouth, MI
  • Panelist, “Who is the Employer and Who is an Employee? Recent Legal Developments Defining the Workforce in the Gig Economy,” State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Law Section, 2016 Mid-Winter Meeting, Detroit, MI
  • Faculty and Speaker, “Defending a Deposition,” 2015 Deposition Skills Workshop, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Plymouth, MI
  • Moderator, 2014 FLSA Update, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Speaker, 2014 Ohio Association for Justice Advanced Wage and Hour Seminar, Proving an “Off the Clock” Case Without Documentary Evidence, Park City, UT
  • Speaker, 2013 American Association for Justice Annual Convention, The Fair Labor Standards Act: Making New Client Intake a Success, San Francisco, CA
  • Speaker, 2013 Great Lakes Mass Torts Institute, An Overview of the Fair Labor Standards Act, Detroit, MI

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