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   3Angela L. JacksonAnn Arbor(734) 662-4426ajackson@hooperhathaway.comajackson@hooperhathaway.comHooper Hathaway Price Beuche & Wallace PCwww.hooperhathaway.comwww.hooperhathaway.comjacksonangela.jpgCommercial LitigationEmployment Law: ManagementCommercial LitigationConstruction LawIntellectual PropertyEmployment LawReal Estate Litigation
Angela L. Jacksonajackson@hooperhathaway.com
Hooper Hathaway Price Beuche & Wallace PChttp://www.hooperhathaway.com
126 S Main St
Ann Arbor MI 48104
Ph.(734) 662-4426 Fx.(734) 662-6098
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Commercial Litigation    Commercial Litigation
Employment Law: Management    Construction Law
    Intellectual Property
    Employment Law
    Real Estate Litigation
Advisory Board Member
County:  Washtenaw
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Ms. Jackson's practice focuses on business litigation with a special emphasis on employment law and litigation matters such as discrimination and retaliation, sexual harassment, whistle blower, trade secrets and non-compete agreements. She advises both corporate and individual clients regarding employment matters. Ms. Jackson also frequently litigates construction, and contractual disputes. She has successfully tried cases to jury verdict in several state and federal courts on matters ranging from employment discrimination to admiralty to the Uniform Commercial Code. She has also successfully arbitrated a wide variety of employment benefit disputes.

She was honored as a Top Attorney in Michigan by Crain's Detroit Business in 2014 and a Leading Lawyer in the areas of Commercial Litigation and Employment Law: Management by Law Bulletin Publishing Company. Ms. Jackson was included as a Top Rated Lawyer in the area of Labor & Employment Law by American Lawyer. She was included in Best Lawyers in America in the area of Business Litigation, is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been rated by Michigan Super Lawyers for the last nine consecutive years.


Notable Cases and Results:  
  • Obtained a reversal by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit reversing the dismissal of a RICO action by the federal district judge (2014)

  • Summary Judgment on behalf of the employer in a pregnancy discrimination and FMLA interference case in the United States District Court in the Eastern District of Michigan (2012) affirmed by the Sixth Circuit on appeal (2013)

  • Injunction on behalf of Employer for violation of a Covenant Not to Compete (2012)

  • Summary Disposition on behalf of the employer in a multi-plaintiff whistle blower lawsuit in the Washtenaw County Circuit Court, affirmed by the Michigan Court of Appeals (2011)

  • Injunction defeated on behalf of the corporation in minority shareholder oppression action (2011)

  • Favorable settlement on behalf of the employer in an ADA lawsuit while hearing on a motion for summary judgment was pending (2011)

  • Settlement of $2.2 million on behalf of a client after three days of trial in a commercial lease dispute (2011)

  • Jury verdict in the amount of $11.9 million for a client in a legal malpractice action (2005)


Bar Admissions:  
Michigan, 1995
U.S. District Court
  Eastern District of Michigan, 1996
  Western District of Michigan, 1996
  Southern District of New York, 1998
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1996


Law School:  University of Michigan, J.D., 1995

Undergraduate School:  University of Michigan, B.A., 1990

Community Involvement:  
Recycle Ann Arbor, Board of Directors
Neighborhood Senior Services, Board of Directors and Secretary
Center for Empowerment and Economic Development, Board of Directors
Washtenaw County Inn of Court, 2011-2012


Published Legal Writing:  Game of All Fours - Internet Commerce, the Rules, Michigan Bar Journal, February 2012

Legal Lectures:  
Moderator and Speaker - E-Discovery & Employment Law Workshop, The Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2014

Top Ways to Avoid Legal Liability, 11th Annual Great Lakes Women's Business Conference, 2011

Best Ways to Avoid Liability, Center for Empowerment and Economic Development Webinar, 2012


Firm Description:  
Hooper Hathaway is a full service law firm featuring a broad based commercial and litigation practice. The firm is a successor to one of the oldest law practices in Ann Arbor and has grown steadily in recent years to accommodate the expanded needs of its client base. In addition to providing its corporate clients with a range of transactional, employment, tort law, environmental, tax, banking, real estate, and related commercial advice and services, the firm maintains specialized practices in non-profit corporation matters, pension and profit-sharing, construction, and insurance law to meet the varied requirements of its clients.

Hooper Hathaway lawyers have actively litigated on behalf of Michigan and out-of-state clients in the state and federal courts of more than 40 states. They have an extensive appellate practice, including experience in the intermediate and highest appellate courts of many states and of the United States.


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