Michael Best: Attorney honored on Hotlist 2013


Jennifer R. Rupkey

Director, Marketing & Business Development

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Waukesha, WI (November 12, 2013) – Michael Best & Friedrich LLP attorney Denise Greathouse has been honored by Lawyers of Color Inc. (LOC) in the “2013 Lawyers of Color Hot List.” The LOC Hot List recognizes early- to mid-career minority attorneys under the age of 40 for their accomplishments and activity in legal pipeline initiatives. The 2013 honorees were chosen by a selection committee based on nominations, bar publications and legal blogs.

Greathouse is a practicing attorney in Michael Best’s Chicago and Waukesha offices and a member of the Labor and Employment Relations Practice Group. She represents management exclusively in a full range of labor and employment matters. Her practice includes: labor arbitration, employment tort and breach of contract lawsuits, police and fire commission matters, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) matters, employee separation/termination matters, discrimination, unemployment compensation matters, and Social Security Disability matters. A former prosecutor, Greathouse regularly appears before state and federal administrative agencies and courts to handle such cases.

About Lawyers of Color

Established in 2008 to report news of import to black legal professionals, LOC is now a media and research company focused on lawyers of color. LOC produces news content, events, and social media platforms to engage

legal professionals with the aim to promote the causes and contributions of minority attorneys. With a national reach, LOC has received recognition from the American Bar Association, Thomas Reuters, and The National Black Law Student Association, among others.

About Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

Over the past 164 years, Michael Best has earned its reputation as a leading law firm, providing a full range of legal services to clients on a local, regional, national and global basis. The firm has more than 220 attorneys in Milwaukee, Madison, Waukesha and Manitowoc, Wisconsin; Chicago, Illinois; and Washington, D.C. Michael Best’s main areas of practice include: corporate, intellectual property, labor and employment, land and resources (environmental and real estate), litigation, tax and wealth planning.

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