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Detroit, Mich.— November 18, 2019 — Nemeth Law, P.C., a Detroit-based labor and employment law firm, announced that Deborah Brouwer, a partner in the firm, has been named to the 2020 DBusiness Top Lawyers list. DBusiness magazine’s peer review survey polled 19,000 attorneys in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw and Livingston counties, with attorneys nominated in 50 legal specialties. Brouwer was named in the appellate law category.
Brouwer appears frequently before the Michigan Court of Appeals and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Her labor and employment practice includes the defense of lawsuits against employers involving claims of race, age, religion, national origin, gender and disability discrimination, and harassment and retaliation, as well as FLSA, FMLA and non-competition suits. She also provides employer training and conducts discrimination and harassment investigations on behalf of employers. Brouwer has extensive experience appearing before administrative agencies, including the EEOC, MDCR, MIOSHA, OSHA and the NLRB.
Brouwer is active in professional and community organizations. She is Treasurer, Board of Directors, Michigan Defense Trial Counsel; Member, State Bar of Michigan Appellate Section and Labor and Employment Law Section; Member, American Bar Association, Litigation Section; Member, DRI; Chair of the Board of Directors of Assured Family Services; and Vice President, Board of Trustees, Luella Hannan Memorial Foundation. Brouwer holds a Juris Doctor from the Wayne State University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree and Master of Arts degree, both from the University of Michigan.
In addition to the DBusiness Top Lawyers recognition, Brouwer has recently received several other honors. In October of this year, she was named a Crain’s Detroit Business Notable Women in Law, and in September she was named a Michigan Super Lawyer in employment litigation defense. In September 2018, she was named a Woman in the Law honoree by the legal trade publication, Michigan Lawyers Weekly.
About Nemeth Law, P.C.
Nemeth Law specializes in arbitration, mediation, workplace investigations, employment litigation, traditional labor law and management consultation/training for private and public sector employers. It is the largest woman-owned law firm in Michigan to exclusively represent management in the prevention, resolution and litigation of labor and employment disputes.