Mr. Cattel’s practice today involves handling matters as a third party neutral in facilitative mediations and other ADR methodology. In his 37-year career, his practice focused on the representation of corporate clients in employment litigation and counseling of management. Mr. Cattel served as lead trial counsel on hundreds of individual and multiple plaintiff employment cases on behalf of General Motors Corporation, FCA, formerly Chrysler Corporation, DTE Energy Company, Tenet Healthcare Corporation and other corporate clients.
In addition to his employment litigation practice, Mr. Cattel represented private and public sector clients at main table labor negotiations involving the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, United Automobile Workers, and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. Mr. Cattel’s labor practice also included representing management in labor arbitrations.
Mr. Cattel also regularly handled internal investigations and oversaw large-scale corporate reorganizations and rightsizing for his clients, counseling them through this potential litigation minefield.