Andrew Nickelhoff joined Sachs Waldman in 1985 and became a shareholder in 1990. He is the Vice President of the firm and is a member of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Nickelhoff practices in the areas of labor and employment law, employee benefits law, election and campaign finance law, and constitutional law, on behalf of labor organizations and employees in the public and private sectors. He represents tax exempt organizations, and employee pension and welfare funds, both multi-employer and union sponsored.
Mr. Nickelhoff also provides representation and advice to the Michigan Democratic Party, as well as Democratic Party organizations and candidates. He is an active cooperating attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan and a member of its Advisory Board, and has successfully litigated constitutional claims involving Internet censorship, student speech, and other matters.
Mr. Nickelhoff has written and lectured on labor law, employee benefits, constitutional law, and related topics for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education, the State Bar of Michigan, the AFL CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee, the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, the Industrial Relations Research Association, among others. He is a regular speaker at the annual Labor Law Conference sponsored by the Michigan State University Labor Education Program. He is the author of the chapter, 'ERISA Claims' in the ICLE publication, Employment Litigation in Michigan, and of the Michigan AFL CIO Campaign Finance Manual.He is a member of the Institute of Continuing Legal Education Labor & Employment Law Advisory Board, and he has been elected a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. He is listed in the publications, 'Best Lawyers in America' and 'Michigan Super Lawyers.'
Mr. Nickelhoff received his Juris Doctor degree magna cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School in 1985. He is a member of the Order of the Coif. Mr. Nickelhoff received a Master of Arts degree in anthropology from the University of Michigan in 1980, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Duke University in 1977.