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Jennifer Lord

Pitt, McGehee, Palmers & Rivers

Jennifer L. Lord is a civil rights attorney and Partner with Pitt McGehee Palmers & Rivers. She devotes her career to vindicating the rights of employees. Her practice specializes in race, sex, gender, disability, age, whistleblower, breach of contract, class actions and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) claims. As lead counsel on a class-action lawsuit involving more than 40,000 Michigan unemployment claimants, Lord has been on the front lines of expressing caution about using artificial intelligence in public agencies and law enforcement.

Lord achieved the highest ranking possible, AV, from Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review, and was named a top litigator by Crain’s Detroit Business and selected for “Woman in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. In her former capacity as a legislative assistant to a member of the United States House of Representatives in Washington D.C., she drafted legislation and worked with a wide variety of interest groups.