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James R. Acho

Partner Livonia, MI Office
Work 33900 Schoolcraft Road Livonia MI 48150 Work Phone: 734-261-2400 Work Fax: 734-261-4510
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James R. Acho is a partner in our Livonia office where he concentrates his practice on sports and entertainment law, labor and employment law, law enforcement defense and plaintiff’s personal injury.

Mr. Acho, a nationally respected sports law attorney and professor of sports law at Madonna University, has been representing retired MLB players and current and retired NFL players for nearly 15 years. In 2013, he was named top sports law attorney in metro Detroit by dBusiness Magazine and multiple respected periodicals have run features on him, most notably in The Legal News in 2014.

In January 2015, out of respect for the work he has done on behalf of NFL Alumni, a prominent group of respected NFL retirees nominated Mr. Acho to run for the position of National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) Executive Director.

Mr. Acho has also carved out a reputation for representing municipalities, specifically in police litigation, and he is experienced in the areas of litigation avoidance, collective bargaining, the grievance and arbitration process. Further, he handles employment litigation from both the plaintiff and defense side and routinely garners positive result for all of his clients.



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Categories: Employment and Labor Law, Law Enforcement Defense and Litigation, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
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