02 October 2020

Rebecca Strauss Elected President of Federal Bar Association Western District of Michigan Chapter

Miller Johnson attorney Rebecca L. Strauss has been elected President of the Federal Bar Association Western District of Michigan Chapter for 2020-21.  Ms. Strauss was sworn in and her term began October 1, 2020.

A Member of Miller Johnson, Ms. Strauss is an employment attorney with significant experience in employment and general litigation. Ms. Strauss counsels manufacturers, health care providers, professional service providers, and public and private employers in matters of wage and hour law, employment discrimination, disabilities and accommodation, discipline and termination, hiring, and workplace harassment. When litigation becomes necessary, Ms. Strauss represents employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge, and retaliation, breach of contract, wage and hour concerns, and other employment and general litigation claims.

Ms. Strauss was admitted to the Bar in 2002. She earned her law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School in 2002, where she served as an editor of the Michigan Law Review.  Ms. Strauss earned her bachelor’s degree, with high honors, from Michigan State University (James Madison College) in 1995.  Prior to joining Miller Johnson, Ms. Strauss had the honor of serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Nancy Edmunds of the United States Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, and the Honorable Ralph Guy of the United States Court of Appeal for the Sixth Circuit.

Founded in 1959, Miller Johnson has 105 attorneys practicing from offices in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids and Detroit.  A full-service firm, Miller Johnson’s attorneys provide legal counsel to businesses and individuals in areas such as litigation, employment and labor, employee benefits, estate planning and business counsel.

The Western District of Michigan Chapter of the Federal Bar Association is a professional organization for private and government lawyers who practice in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan. The district comprises the western half of the Lower Peninsula and the entire Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

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