Ms. Ellis concentrates her practice in all areas of municipal law. She received her J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law. While in law school, she gained valuable experience interning in the legal departments of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, and the Nature Conservancy. She was an Associate Editor of Michigan State’s Journal of Animal and Natural Resource Law and the Jeffrey and Cynthia Littman Fellow at The Nature Conservancy. Prior to joining the Firm, she worked as a law clerk at The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies. Ms. Ellis was elected to sit on the Oakland County Conservation District Board. She was recently elected as the Board’s Vice Chair by her fellow board members. She is also an active member of the Oakland County Bar Association’s Municipal Law Committee.



Areas of Practice

  • General Township and Municipal Law
  • Environmental and Administrative Law
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Prosecutions

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

Professional Leadership/Memberships

  • Oakland County Conservation District Board of Directors
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association Municipal Law Committee
  • Young Lawyers Section of the State Bar of Michigan
  • Michigan Township Association
  • Former Associate Editor of the MSU Journal of Animal & Natural Resource Law
  • Former Editor of the Wildlife Law Call


  • Equal Justice Works Public Interest Law Scholarship Recipient
  • Jeffrey and Cynthia Littman Scholarship Recipient
  • Lake Forest College Outstanding Senior Thesis Award
  • Gates Center Leadership Scholar Award


  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan, J.D.
  • Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, Illinois, B.A. in Environmental Studies

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