Hon. Edward  Plawecki, Jr.

Plymouth, MI

Over 20 years' experience as civil trial lawyer and judge as well as arbitrator, mediator and fact-finder in public and private sectors.  Former Executive Vice President, In-House General Counsel and Director of Government/Community Relations for Comau, Inc.  In the private sector was responsible for workplace investigations for all operations and locations of a billion dollar corporation for approximately 20 years.  In the public sector was recently responsible for workplace investigations and restructuring of departments for the City of Detroit during its recent Chapter 9 Bankruptcy proceedings.  Prior to joining Comau, Inc., as General Counsel, served as Chief Judge for the 20th District Court and visiting Circuit Court Judge in the State of Michigan.  In addition, has previously held a variety of public service positions.  Elected Wayne County Commissioner four terms and appointed a member of the Board of Directors for the Southeastern Michigan Transportation Authority.  Former adjunct professor at the University of Michigan and Detroit College of Business (Davenport University).  Serving as General Counsel for both UHY and SRR has extensive expertise in the areas of e-discovery and computer forensic litigation matters.  He also previously served as special master concerning e-discovery disputes.