Ahmad ChehabAttorney

    Mr. Chehab joined Collins & Blaha as an Associate Attorney in January 2019. Previously, he worked four years at a local labor & employment firm, handling litigation matters in state and federal courts, and in various administrative agencies, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; the Michigan Department of Civil Rights; the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division; and the Michigan Unemployment Compensation Agency. 

    In his initial years of practice, Mr. Chehab served as a court-appointed attorney for the 36th District Court and the Third Judicial Circuit Court, gaining valuable trial court experience. In addition to practicing in various tri-county state circuit and district courts, Mr. Chehab has represented clients in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He has also argued before the Michigan Court of Appeals, and in the first case he argued, resulted in a published opinion.

    At Collins & Blaha, Mr. Chehab focuses his practice on education law matters, advising and representing public school employers on collective bargaining, labor arbitrations, and in contract negotiation. 

     

    PUBLICATIONS

    • Chehab, A. (2011) “The Bush and Obama Administrations’ Invocation of the State Secret Privilege in National Security Litigation: A Proposal for Robust Judicial Review,” Wayne Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 335-371  
    • Chehab, A. (2015) “Fact Finding as a Mechanism for Accountability Under International Law,” Michigan International Lawyer, Vol. 27 No. III (Fall 2015).

     

    MEMBERSHIPS

    • State Bar of Michigan
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    • U.S. Supreme Court

     

    EDUCATION

    • Wayne State University, B.A., Magna Cum Laude (2008)
    • Wayne State University Law School, JD, Cum Laude (2011)

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