Labor and employment and data privacy attorney Sherri A. Krause joins the Detroit office of McDonald Hopkins


DETROIT (January 22, 2016) – Sherri A. Krause, an experienced labor and employment and data privacy attorney, has joined the Detroit office of McDonald Hopkins LLC, a business advisory and advocacy law firm. Krause works with clients in the firm’s Data Privacy and Cybersecurity and Labor and Employment Practice Groups.

Krause joins McDonald Hopkins from a national manufacturing and related long haul transportation company where she served as assistant general counsel. Earlier in her career, Krause worked as an attorney in a Detroit defense firm where she represented and counseled employers in all aspects of labor and employment law.

Krause provides legal counsel regarding data breach response, privacy and cybersecurity compliance, and policy development. She also advises clients to ensure compliance with state and federal laws, such as the FMLA, ADA, FLSA, ADEA, civil rights laws, and data breach notification laws. Krause has extensive experience advising employers on issues related to litigation prevention, leaves of absence and disability management, wage and hour, non-competition, employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation, employee discipline, hiring and termination, and cybersecurity compliance. She also represents clients before administrative agencies and in state and federal court. Krause conducts training on workplace and data privacy compliance issues as well.

“We are so pleased that Sherri has joined our Detroit office,” said James J. Boutrous II, managing member of McDonald Hopkins’ Detroit office. “She has considerable experience and will be working with clients throughout our firm.”

Krause received her J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude, and her Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University’s James Madison College.

Sherri A. Krause can be reached at or 248.593.2946.

About McDonald Hopkins
Founded in 1930, McDonald Hopkins is a business advisory and advocacy law firm with locations in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Miami, and West Palm Beach. Our subsidiary, McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies LLC, is based in Washington, D.C. and led by former Congressman Steven LaTourette. McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies is not a law firm and does not provide legal services. For more information about McDonald Hopkins, visit

About McDonald Hopkins’ Data Privacy and Cybersecurity team
McDonald Hopkins’ national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity team has a wealth of experience advising clients on best practices for data privacy, security, storage, and disposal. We specialize in breach coaching clients through the myriad of rapidly changing state, federal, international, and industry privacy and breach notification laws, including drafting and implementing proactive measures and employee training. Our skilled attorneys also provide client support during investigations by state and federal regulators. We have significant expertise in litigation prosecution (indemnification) and litigation defense (single plaintiff and class action). The national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity team at McDonald Hopkins has counseled clients in nearly every industry through hundreds of privacy incidents.

About McDonald Hopkins’ Labor and Employment practice
McDonald Hopkins’ Labor and Employment law practice is dedicated to representing management in all aspects of workplace law. Our practice includes a wide range of specialized focus areas that span the spectrum of labor and employment representations—including practice before state and federal administrative agencies, practice in both state and federal courts, representation in all traditional labor issues, providing counsel regarding day-to-day employee issues, organizing and conducting workplace investigations, as well as assistance for the labor and employment issues involved in mergers and acquisitions and restructuring deals.


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