Justin Gray

Associate


Bar Admissions :
Michigan (2010); Wisconsin (2016); United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan (2014)
United States District Court Western District of Michigan (2011); United States Tax Court (2010)

Biography

Mr. Gray has focused his career on governmental law and litigation, legislation, regulation, and operations serving in various capacities in Michigan and now serving tribal governments.  His experience covers a wide range of civil litigation, including appeals, and administrative law.

Mr. Gray joined Rosette, LLP, in April of 2014.  Since joining the firm, Mr. Gray has helped several tribes build regulatory commissions and departments, train regulatory agents, enhance and update tribal laws, and lead litigation in several areas including contract disputes, ICWA, property matters, civil rights matters, election issues.  Mr. Gray has assisted tribes develop long-term litigation strategies and has defended tribes in tribal, state, and federal courts.  Mr. Gray has also helped clients with gaming and internet gaming matters.

Before joining the Rosette, Mr. Gray served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Michigan.  As an Assistant Attorney General, he represented the Michigan Department of Transportation and managed a variety of regulatory matters and civil litigation.  He has practiced throughout Michigan and appeared before the Michigan Court of Appeals, the Michigan Supreme Court, and the U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan.

His previous professional experience includes working within the Michigan Department of Attorney General as Executive Assistant to Attorney General Mike Cox, as well working in the Department’s Office of Human Resources in an administrative capacity. He also worked in the Michigan Legislature for Speaker Rick Johnson.  Collectively, Mr. Gray brings over a fifteen years of government work to contribute to Rosette.

Mr. Gray received his Juris Doctor from the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, where he participated in the Litigation Concentration, served in the Office of Student Assistance, and was active with the Moot Court program. He received his Bachelors of Science in Political Science from Northern Michigan University.

Mr. Gray is licensed in Michigan, Wisconsin, the United States District Courts in the Eastern and Western District of Michigan, and the United States Tax Court.

Education

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, Juris Doctorate (2010)

Northern Michigan University, B.S. Political Science (2001)

Employment

Assistant Attorney General, Michigan Department of Attorney General (2010)

Analyst, Michigan Department of Attorney General (2004)

Executive Assistant, Michigan Department of Attorney General (2004)

External Affairs Liaison, Michigan Legislature, Speaker Rick Johnson (2003)

Contact Info

Michigan Office
Tel: (269) 283-5005
Fax: (517) 913-6443