Patrick A. Aseltyne

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Patrick A. Aseltyne is a  Shareholder, managing the Lansing office.  During his thirty plus years of practicing law, he has tried criminal cases in state courts and civil cases in federal and state courts. He has experience in grievance as well as interest arbitrations and in representing employers before various administrative forums, including Michigan Employment Relations Commission and the Michigan Department of Civil Rights.  Mr. Aseltyne is also a trained, court-appointed mediator.

Contact Information

Lansing Office
Phone: (517) 886-3800
Fax: (517) 886-9154

Practice Areas

  • Wayne State University, JD 1973
  • Eastern Michigan University, BA 1970

Professional Activities / Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan, Labor and Employment Law and Public Corporation Sections 
  • Defense Research Institute
  • MDTC
  • State and local bar associations
  • Member of the State Bar Foundation
  • Member of the American Bar Association

Community Activities / Involvements

  • Active volunteer for the non-profit community dispute resolution program in central Michigan
  • Volunteer Pro Bono Legal Services through Cristo Rey Center

Publications / Presentation

  • Presenter on the subject of Employment Law and ADA Update before the United County Officers Association of Michigan on January 21, 2014
  • Presenter on labor and liability issues before various employer organizations, insurance groups, law enforcement organizations and the Institute for Continuing Legal Education


  • 2013-2017 - Listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Mediation
  • 2010-2017 - Designated Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters in the area of Government/Cities/Municipalities
  • 2009-2011 - Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 2007 - Designated Super Lawyer by Law & Politics in the areas of Employment & Labor, Government/Cities/Municipalities