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Jeffrey S. Kopp

Detroit, Michigan

Jeffrey S. Kopp is a partner and member of Foley & Lardner's Litigation Department, Labor and Employment Practice, Automotive Industry Team, and Trade Secret/Non-Compete Task Force. He handles a wide variety of civil litigation matters in federal and state courts in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, and other jurisdictions. Mr. Kopp has represented and counseled clients in various labor and employment, FMLA, ADA, OFCCP, and EEO compliance, unemployment, workers compensation leave, and non-compete and trade secret matters. He arbitrates traditional labor grievances and provides employers with proactive employment counseling techniques to minimize the risk of litigation. He served on active duty in the U.S. Army in Germany, Oklahoma, Texas, and Iraq and currently is a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, serving as senior legal counsel in the JAG Corps. Among other awards, he is a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal. He is a member of the state bars of Michigan and California and a board member of the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, where he is past president of the Barristers Organization. Mr. Kopp was the recipient of the 2012 State Bar of Michigan Unsung Hero Award. Mr. Kopp also provides pro bono volunteer services for the Detroit Legal Services Clinic and Project Salute.