Butzel Long attorney Rebecca S. Davies named a Most Valuable Professional by Corp! Magazine
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Rebecca S. Davies has been named a Most Valuable Professional by Corp! Magazine. She is one of several southeast Michigan business leaders who will be recognized during a breakfast banquet on April 27, 2016 at Schoolcraft College.
The Award honors business leaders who are serving their communities and making a difference in Michigan. Davies also will be profiled in an upcoming edition of Corp! Magazine.
Davies concentrates her practice primarily in the areas of employment law and commercial litigation. She represents employers in federal and state court litigation and before state and federal administrative agencies. She regularly counsels employers regarding compliance under federal and state employment laws (including FLSA, FMLA, ADA and Title VII), drafts policies and procedures, and advises on preventative strategies.
She is a frequent author and lecturer, not only for client in-house trainings and publications, but also outside organizations including the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Automation Alley and American Society of Employers. Davies also is an adjunct faculty member at Walsh College where she teaches HR certification as well as general business law courses.
Moreover, Davies is active in national and local legal associations and regularly volunteers in her community. She is the current Chairman for the North American Transportation Employee Relations Association (NATERA) and served as the Chair for the Labor and Employment Section for the Oakland County Bar Association. She was a Girl Scout leader for six years. Currently, Davies is an assistant coach for the high school softball team and is an active school volunteer.
Davies earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan at Dearborn and a juris doctorate, magna cum laude, from the Detroit College of Law in 1995. She completed her master’s degree in 2010 from Wayne State University Law School by obtaining her L.L.M. with a GPA of 3.79 in Labor and Employment Law.