Katherine S. Gardner

Katherine S. Gardner

Attorney at Law

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Legal Background
Admitted to Practice Law in 2001

Practice Areas
Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Probate, Deeds, Discrimination, Civil Rights, Age Discrimination, Gender Discrimination, Religious Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblowers’ Protection Act, Federal Employment Law, Family Medical Leave Act Claims, Americans with Disabilities Claims, Retaliation, Civil Litigation, Non-Competition/Covenant Not to Compete, Handbook drafting and review, Contract drafting and review, LLC formation, and Operating Agreements.

Educational Background
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, cum laude, J.D., 2001
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Master of Law Degree in Taxation

Court Admissions
US Court of Appeal for the Sixth Circuit
US Dist. Ct. Eastern District of Michigan
US Dist. Ct. Western District of Michigan
State Bar of Michigan

Career Highlights
Author of numerous published articles on labor and employment laws
Board of Directors for the Center of Civil Justice
Member of the Saginaw County Bar Association
Member of the Saginaw County Pro Bono Committee and Past Chair
Pro Bono Attorney of the Year for Saginaw County Bar Association – 2012
Member State Bar of Michigan Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee
Member State Bar of Michigan Character and Fitness Committee
Member of Women Lawyers Association of Michigan and Past President of Great Lakes Bay Region




You Just Can’t Make This Stuff Up

In a scheme straight out of a Seinfeld episode, a Michigan man was arrested and charged for trying to return more than 10,000 non-refundable bottles purchased in a different state. The individual was stopped for...