Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller, P.C., is pleased to announce that Rita M. Lauer has joined the firm as a senior associate. Rita is a member of the firm’s Corporate and Employment and Workforce Management group and brings a wide range of skills and experience to meet the needs of our clients.
“Rita is a highly respected and experienced attorney with a bright future and brings over twenty years of experience practicing law,” said Ronald A. Sollish, executive committee member and chairman of the firm’s Corporate and Employment practice. “She is a wonderful complement to our practice group.”
Rita has industry expertise servicing car dealerships, recreational vehicle dealerships, vehicle manufacturers, boat manufacturers, boat dealerships, recreational vehicle manufacturers, sporting goods manufacturers, municipalities, and non-profit entities. She has defended both dealership and manufacturing clients in regulatory matters and in litigation, especially regarding warranty and consumer protection claims. Rita has unique expertise in negotiating and drafting regulatory governance agreements for clients and responding to administrative or governmental matters for her clients. She counsels clients on employment and workforce management issues.
A State Bar of Michigan member, Rita is admitted to practice before the State of Michigan Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan. Before joining private practice, Rita served as an attorney for the City of Saginaw City Attorney’s Office and a litigation clerk for the New York State Attorney General’s Office.