Lauren A. Rousseau

Lauren A. Rousseau

Professor

B.A. University of Michigan
J.D. University of Michigan Law School

rousseal@cooley.edu

Before coming to Cooley, Professor Rousseau served as vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for Plastech Engineered Products, Inc., of Dearborn, Mich., a firm she joined in 1997. At Plastech, she managed the automotive supplier's legal department and staff, worked with outside counsel, participated in significant business acquisitions, divestures, and financial and corporate restructurings, managed the Human Resources Department, and more.

Professor Rousseau served on the Plastech Board of Directors from 1998 to 2004.

Before joining Plastech, Professor Rousseau was a senior litigation attorney in the Ford Motor Company Office of General Counsel 1992-1997.

Professor Rousseau has also served as an associate attorney for the Dykema Gossett law firm in Detroit.

At Cooley, Professor Rousseau teaches Civil Procedure.

Bibliography

Articles

Rousseau, Lauren A., Which Court Has Jurisdiction Over a “Mixed Case” Appeal When The Merit Systems Protection Board Issues A Non-Merits Decision? 40 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas.11 (2012).

Lauren A. Rousseau, Privacy and Jury Selection: Does the Constitution Protect Prospective Jurors from Personally Intrusive Voir Dire Questions? 3 Rutgers J. L. & Urb. Policy 287 (2006).

Books Reviews and Other Short Works

Lauren A. Rousseau, Does Failure to Present the Only Viable Defense Constitute Ineffective Assistance of Counsel? 36 Preview U.S. S. Ct. Cases 256 (2009).

Lauren A. Rousseau, Can an Employer Lawfully Discharge an Employee for Cooperating with the Employer's Internal Sexual Harassment Investigation? 36 Preview U.S. S. Ct. Cases 18 (2008).

Lauren A. Rousseau, Ready or Not: The “New and Improved” Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Take Effect, 503 Laches (publication of the Oakland County Bar Association) 9 (Dec. 2007).

Lauren A. Rousseau, A Brave New World: E-Discovery and the Federal Rules Amendments, 493 Laches (publication of the Oakland County Bar Association) 25 (Feb. 2007).

Lauren A. Rousseau, Class Action Fairness Act of 2005: Curbing Class Action Abuse or Foreclosing Class Action Plaintiffs from Obtaining Effective Relief? 477 Laches (publication of the Oakland County Bar Association) 9 (Oct. 2005).

Lauren A. Rousseau, U.S. Supreme Court Review, 6 Lab. & Empl. Lawnotes (newsltr. of the State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Law Section) 28 (No. 2, Spring 1996).

Lauren A. Rousseau, U.S. Supreme Court Review, 6 Lab. & Empl. Lawnotes (newsltr. of the State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Law Section) 20 (No. 1, Winter 1996).

Lauren A. Rousseau, U.S. Supreme Court Review, 5 Lab. & Empl. Lawnotes (newsltr. of the State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Law Section) 1 (No. 3, Summer 1995).

Lauren A. Rousseau, U.S. Supreme Court Review, 5 Lab. & Empl. Lawnotes (newsltr. of the State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Law Section) 9 (No. 2, Spring 1995).

Lauren A. Rousseau, U.S. Supreme Court Review, 5 Lab. & Empl. Lawnotes (newsltr. of the State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Law Section) 8 (No. 1, Winter 1995).

Lauren A. Rousseau-Rohl, U.S. Supreme Court Review, 4 Lab. & Empl. Lawnotes (newsltr. of the State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Law Section) 4 (No. 3, Summer 1994).

Lauren A. Rousseau-Rohl, U.S. Supreme Court Review, 4 Lab. & Empl. Lawnotes (newsltr. of the State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Law Section) 7 (No. 2, Spring 1994).

Lauren A. Rousseau-Rohl, U.S. Supreme Court Review, 4 Lab. & Empl. Lawnotes (newsltr. of the State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Law Section) 7 (No. 1, Winter 1994).

Lauren A. Rousseau-Rohl, U.S. Supreme Court Review, 3 Lab. & Empl. Lawnotes (newsltr. of the State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Law Section) 3 (No. 2, Summer 1993).

Lauren A. Rousseau-Rohl, U.S. Supreme Court Review, 3 Lab. & Empl. Lawnotes (newsltr. of the State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Law Section) 5 (No. 1, Spring 1993).

Lauren A. Rousseau-Rohl, U.S. Supreme Court Review, 2 Lab. & Empl. Lawnotes (newsltr. of the State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Law Section) 9 (No. 4, Winter 1992).

Lauren A. Rousseau-Rohl, U.S. Supreme Court Review, 2 Lab. & Empl. Lawnotes (newsltr. of the State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Law Section) 4 (No. 3, Fall 1992).

Lauren A. Rousseau-Rohl, U.S. Supreme Court Review, 2 Lab. & Empl. Lawnotes (newsltr. of the State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Law Section) 7 (No. 1, Spring 1992).

Lauren A. Rousseau-Rohl, U.S. Supreme Court Review1991 Term, 1 Lab. & Empl. Lawnotes (newsltr. of the State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Law Section) 4 (No. 4, Winter 1991).

 

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Courses: Civil Procedure


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