Sherri Krause
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EMAIL skrause@mcdonaldhopkins.com

PHONE 248.593.2946


Sherri provides legal counsel regarding data breach response, privacy and cybersecurity compliance, and policy development.

Sherri advises clients to ensure compliance with state and federal laws, such as the FMLA, ADA, FLSA, ADEA, civil rights law, and data breach notification laws.  Sherri has extensive experience advising employers on issues relating to litigation prevention, leaves of absence and disability management, wage and hour, noncompetition, employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation, employee discipline, hiring and termination, drug testing, reductions in force, and cybersecurity compliance.  Sherri represents clients before state and federal administrative agencies, and in state and federal court.  Sherri conducts training on workplace and data privacy compliance issues as well.

Prior to joining McDonald Hopkins Sherri served as in house counsel to a national manufacturing and related long haul transportation company where she managed employment litigation and administrative charges, and regularly advised internal clients on handling employment disputes and managing day to day employee issues. 

Prior to working in house, Sherri practiced law at a Detroit defense firm in labor and employment counseling and litigation.

Sherri earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from Michigan State University College of Law. She received a B.A. from Michigan State University's James Madison College.  


Admissions - Court

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit

Admissions - State

  • Michigan


  • Michigan State University College of Law
  • Michigan State University, James Madison College

Professional Membership

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Society of Human Resource Management