Nadia practices in the areas of employee benefits and employment law. She focuses on health and welfare benefits, including drafting cafeteria and medical reimbursement plans, as well as COBRA and Health Care Reform compliance. In the retirement plan area, Nadia helps businesses resolve issues that arise in plan document compliance and plan operation. She counsels employers in developing policies, drafting employee handbooks, handling reductions in force, and FMLA compliance. Nadia works with both businesses and individuals in drafting employment agreements. She focuses on finding solutions to avoid employment litigation and achieve results consistent with the best interests of each client.

Published Works

  • Taxation of Damages in Employment Cases, Washtenaw County Bar Association Labor & Employment Section (November, 2006)
  • Proposed Cafeteria Plan Regulations: An Introduction to New Guidance and Administrative Issues, Michigan Tax Lawyer (Winter, 2008)
  • 409A and Representation of the Business, Washtenaw County Taxation and Labor & Employment Sections Meeting (November, 2008)
  • Drafting an Employee Handbook, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (December, 2008)
  • Legislative Update on Employee Benefits, Washtenaw County Bar Association Joint Meeting of the Labor, Employment, and Taxation Sections (January, 2010)
  • Federal Health Care Legislation’s Impact on Employers, Res Ipsa Loquitur (July/August, 2010)
  • Health Care Reform: Implications for Small Employers, Ann Arbor SPARK Business Law & Order Employment II Meeting (March, 2013)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan
    Labor and Employment Section, 2005 - Present
    Taxation Section, Employee Benefits Committee, 2005 - Present
  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, 2006 - Present
  • Washtenaw County Bar Association
    Labor and Employment Law Section, 2006 - Present (Co-Chair, 2007-2011)
    Tax Section, 2006 - Present
  • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, 2007 - Present
  • Great Lakes Area TE/GE Council, 2012 - Present