Firm Overview

Our History

Sachs Waldman, P.C. has its origins in the mid-1920s with a single practitioner, Nicholas J. Rothe. Mr. Rothe was regarded by many as Michigan's first labor union lawyer, a reputation initially earned by keeping picketers and strikers out of jail. From these humble beginnings, the firm has grown to more than 30 lawyers, with a main office in Detroit, Michigan.

Along with remaining the preeminent labor relations firm on the labor side in Michigan and one of the leading such firms in the nation, Sachs Waldman, P.C. also has a very substantial and successful personal injury litigation practice, including: motor vehicle liability, No Fault benefits, premises liability, product liability, and general tort litigation.

The firm specializes in the representation of injured workers and their families in industrial and construction accident litigation, and representing injured seafarers and Maritime Workers in Admiralty cases, as well as injured Railroad Workers in FELA cases. The firm handles a substantial number of wrongful discharge and employment discrimination claims, both in organized and unorganized settings.

"Great Speciality Firm"

The April 1983 issue of The American Lawyer described Sachs Waldman, P.C. as one of the "great specialty firms" of the nation. For more than 40 years, the firm has served as General Counsel to the Michigan State AFL-CIO and continues to represent large numbers of its affiliates, serving as general, special or regional counsel to international unions or their locals such as the United Auto Workers, American Federation of Teachers, Bricklayers and Allied Craftsworkers, Cement Finishers, Fire Fighters, Utility Workers, Electrical Workers, Laborers, Musicians, Machinists, Sheet Metal Workers, and Amalgamated Transit Workers.

Sachs Waldman, P.C. is known as a progressive, vigorous and effective representative of labor organizations and their members, as well as a significant force in plaintiff's personal injury law litigation.

Experienced Auto Accident Attorneys

The Detroit auto accident attorneys at Sachs Waldman, P.C. are experienced in handling the variety of auto accident cases, such as, car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, car/pedestrian or car/bicycle accidents. Our attorneys understand that auto accidents can occur anywhere, including Interstate 75, Interstate 94, Interstate 275, Interstate 96, Chrysler Freeway, Walter P. Reuther Freeway, Michigan Avenue, and the Davidson Freeway. Regardless of where an auto accident occurred, we can stand up for the rights of the victim. Call us today to schedule a free consultation at (800) 638-6722.

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