Laura Bailey Brown

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Laura Bailey Brown is an associate with the firm and focuses her practice on employment law and liability defense.  She is experienced in all phases of litigation and has successfully represented her clients in both state and federal courts, as well as before administrative tribunals.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Brown worked at a prominent Missouri law firm where she represented Fortune 500 companies in a variety of complex commercial litigation and employment law matters.  Ms. Brown advised her clients on federal and state employment and labor law compliance, and she served as trial counsel in employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and breach of contract cases.  

Ms. Brown also has served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Agriculture and Environment Division of the Office of the Missouri Attorney General.  During her time with the Attorney General’s Office, Ms. Brown represented the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the Missouri Department of Agriculture in a wide range of environmental and agricultural litigation, and in administrative law and regulatory compliance matters.  

Ms. Brown is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Law, where she served as Managing Editor of the Missouri Law Review.  While in law school, Ms. Brown received CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for her work in Administrative Law and Gender and the Law.

Contact Information

Farmington Hills Office

Phone: (248) 489-4100
Fax: (248) 489-1726

Practice Areas

  • University of Missouri School of Law, J.D., 2010
  • Lindenwood University, B.A. in Political Science, Public Management and French; summa cum laude and University Honors, 2007


  • Co-presenter at the 2016 Michigan Municipal Risk Management Authority Winter Workshop – "EEOC Claims & Avoiding Hostile Work Environments"

Professional Activities / Memberships

  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Theodore McMillian American Inn of Court
  • Griffiths Leadership Society of Women
  • Leadership Academy of the Missouri Bar


  • 2017 - Designated Super Lawyer Rising Star by Thomson Reuters in the area of employment litigation
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2013 Honoree Leadership Award Recipient

Admitted to Practice

  • Michigan
  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri
  • United States District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit