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Detroit, Mich.— October 28, 2019 — Nemeth Law, P.C., a Detroit-based labor and employment law firm, announced that Deborah Brouwer, a partner in the firm, has been selected for inclusion in the Crain’s Detroit Business 2019 Notable Women in Law list, featuring 22 acclaimed women attorneys working in the private and public sector, including law firms, general counsel, non-profits, and government.  

Attorneys were selected based on their reputation for excellence in the law, track record of success in their field, involvement with the community, and mentorship of other attorneys.  Crain Content Studio worked with advisors in the legal field to review nominations and select the final honorees. Brouwer’s profile for the Notable Women in Law can be viewed here

Brouwer’s 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, and also appears frequently before the Michigan Court of Appeals and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.  

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. 

The Crain’s Detroit Business recognition of Notable Women in Law comes on the heels of Brouwer being named a Michigan Super Lawyer in employment litigation defense in September 2019; 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.