Doaa Al-Howaishy

Doaa Al-Howaishy is an Associate based in Butzel Long’s Ann Arbor office. She is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Law (J.D. 2017) and the University of Michigan-Dearborn (B.A. 2014).

As a member of Butzel Long's Media Group, Doaa advises clients on issues involving the public's right of access under the Freedom of Information Act and the Open Meetings Act. Doaa also advises clients on compliance with advertising laws that govern various business practices.

During law school, Doaa was an Articles Editor for the Michigan State Law Review. She was also a student of the Geoffrey Fieger Trial Practice Institute. During both the fall of 2015 and the fall of 2016, Doaa was a teaching assistant for Professor Kathleen Payne's Torts class. In the spring of 2016, Doaa was a judicial extern for Judge David McKeague of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.


  • University of Michigan - Dearborn 2014, B.A.
  • Michigan State University College of Law 2017, J.D.


Jurisprudence Achievement Award: Research, Writing, & Analysis (Fall 2014)

Dean Charles H. King Scholar (Full-tuition law school scholarship)

Law school Dean’s List (All semesters)

Honor Scholar: Criminal Justice Studies (UM-Dearborn)


Media Law Resource Center; Member, Next Generation Committee

Michigan Press Association; Hotline Team Member

Federal Bar Association: Eastern District of Michigan Chapter

American Bar Association; Forum on Communications Law

Detroit Bar Association

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