Nationally recognized in all aspects of employment law and litigation, including wrongful discharge, discrimination and harassment, with an emphasis on the ADA and FMLA.
Joined firm 1986; Principal, 1995; Leader, Labor and Employment Group, 2003-present; Managing Director, 2011-2019; Inducted to the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and the American College of Trial Lawyers; State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Law Council, Distinguished Service Award; Crain's Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan, 2017; United States District Court Local Rules Advisory Committee, 2013-present; Chair, 2016-2018; Vice Chair 2015-2016
American Bar Association, Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association (past President), City of Detroit Board of Police Commissioners (past Chair), Detroit Barristers' Association (past President), Institute of Continuing Legal Education Labor Advisory Board, National Employment Law Institute Advisory Board, Labor and Employment Law Council (former).
Family & Medical Leave and the Law (co-author), Law Journal Press (2012); Employment Litigation in Michigan, “Workplace Harassment Claims” chapter, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (2003); Advising Closely Held Businesses in Michigan, “Employment Matters” Chapter, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (2005).
University of Michigan Law School; BA, Wesleyan University. Wesleyan University, Trustee Emeritus, 2015-present; Wesleyan Fund Co-Chair, 2014-2017; Chair of the Alumni Association, 2012-2014; Board of Trustees, 2001-2004, 2005-2011.